Sunflowers for Soldiers: 1 girl, 2 dogs, 616 sunflower seeds

Oct 16, 2017 | Inspiration | 0 comments

Recession, shattered career plans and 5 fractured vertebrae later the bite of conscience grips its teeth on this aspiring Army lawyer.

Brandishing a bag of seeds, a trowel, Sid the Whippet, Winston the Jug and a steely determination to honour those who suffered from the Afghanistan Legacy, I set off on a 630-mile journey along the South West Coast Path.

As I hiked the longest National Trail in the UK I met people from around the world who had been touched, in some way, by this war.

Unexpectedly, I was taken in by the band of brothers I was walking for.

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Janey McGill

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