Australian Family to Take 500,000-Step Trek for Scleroderma

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by Wendy Henderson |

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According to a report in the Daily Telegraph, an Australian family is set to tackle an ambitious 500,000-step journey to help raise awareness and money for scleroderma.

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The 450km (280 miles) walk from Mount Annan to Ariah Park in New South Wales, Australia will take around two weeks to complete. Trish and Stephen Noack, and their daughter and son-in-law Tamara and Andrew Kennedy, hope to raise AUS $20,000 for Scleroderma Australia.

Trish Noack was diagnosed with scleroderma in 2016 and she has since suffered skin, organ and mobility issues. She’s been overwhelmed by the support from her friends and family and the scleroderma community at large and wants to give something back.

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