The Train! The Train!
I always start my updates with a very big THANK YOU to everyone who's provided this campaign support, and today is no different. I really appreciate everyone who's emailed, "liked" or pledged their support. Again, THANK YOU!
Today I headed up into the mountains to track down a few places where Kevin and his ragtag group try to escape the very persistent Devin and his cohorts. Good thing I did too, because I got extremely lucky. One of the most exciting scene's from the book is when Kevin, Tony and Pudge jump onto a moving coal train, leaving Devin moaning in pain on the hillside. I'd always had in my mind where this took place and while wandering around wondering where I could get the best shot, I saw a coal train coming. I booked it up the hill, scrambled to the edge of the cliff, sat down on the spot where I always thought they jumped (with my feet dangling over the edge of the cliff), and started filming. It's REALLY cool and well worth the time to take a look. While you're watching the video, try and imagine yourself as Kevin or Tony or Pudge and making that leap.
I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend! I took several other videos while I was in the mountains so look for more updates in the coming days.
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