Woman living with MS checks completing virtual marathon off bucket list

Southside Virginia News

(Image courtesy of Danville Police).

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – On Friday, the Danville Police Department posted a story on social media that has captured the hearts of many.

According to the post, Officer J.C. Thorton was patrolling the Anglers Park area of Danville when he noticed three women and a man walking around a track.

Two of the women were holding signs the other young woman was holding onto the man while they were walking on the track.

Thorton stopped to see what was going on and quickly found out that a dream was being realized.

A young female, named Carrie Jack, was about ready to complete a virtual marathon. The other three people with her were her co-workers who were there to cheer her on.

The post indicates that Carrie Jack has been living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for two and a half years and she was training for this event for a year and now that’s it’s completed, she can check it off her bucket list.

Some stories need images. Some stories need video. Stories like this, need nothing more than imagination.

While we just have one image from the Danville Police Department, after reading this story, we can all use our imagination to picture the realization of a year’s worth of hard work that was accomplished during this day.

And Carrie Jack’s smile in the picture shows us all that, with the support of friends, anything is possible.

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