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International peace run includes dam


Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center employee Chris McCart holds the peace torch carried by members of the Sri Chimnoy Oneness-Home Peace Run as they stand for a photo in front of the dam. The group included the dam in their run they say is spreading a message of peace across the world. - Jacob Wagner photo

The Sri Chimnoy Oneness-Home Peace Run passed by the Grand Coulee Dam last week, spreading a message of peace and carrying a torch that has traveled the world.

The group consist of 12 runners from California, New York, and Hawaii, as well as from Puerto Rico, India, Mongolia, Italy, New Zealand, Ukraine, and other countries.

The whole team ran about 70 miles on June 20 when they arrived at the dam, with some people running as many as 15 miles, others running three.

Founded in 1987, the group has run in 150 nations over the years and has met the likes of Nobel Peace Laureate Mother Teresa...

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