The 100-Yr-Previous Man Who Climbed out of the Window and Disappeared was solely a ebook (okay, and a movie). Imagine it or not nonetheless, the 90-year-old girl who went on a highway journey together with her household as an alternative of selecting most cancers remedy is the exceptional true story of Norma, a Michigan girl who stated no to chemotherapy and sure to residing her dream.
Norma was recognized with uterine most cancers quickly after Leo, her husband of 67 years, handed away in July of 2015. When her physician knowledgeable her about her prospects for remedy, Norma refused the choices accessible and as an alternative determined to do the surprising.
“I’m 90-years-old, I’m hitting the highway”, she stated. And that’s precisely what she did, and he or she’s been on the highway ever since. Alongside together with her son and his spouse, the three have traveled all around the United States and so they don’t appear to be they’re stopping any time quickly. You may observe their inspiring journey on her Fb web page, Driving Miss Norma.
When 90-year-old Norma found she had most cancers, she determined to hit the highway
Medical doctors informed her she may endure chemotherapy, however Norma had different concepts
“I’m 90-years-old, I’m hitting the highway”, she stated. And that’s precisely what she did
Alongside together with her son Tim and her daughter-in-law Ramie, Norma set off on an epic highway journey throughout america
With no assure that she’d survive the surgical procedure and chemotherapy essential to deal with her most cancers, she determined to benefit from the time she had left by doing the issues she’s all the time needed to do
They’ve traveled throughout a number of states and have visited many locations on their wonderful journey
However whereas Norma has been busy, she’s nonetheless had time to cease and odor the roses
They’ve been to many locations together with Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone Nationwide Park and the Rocky Mountains…
…And so they’ve seen loads of totally different wildlife alongside the best way
Their journey hasn’t simply been confined to the highway both!
However wherever she goes, she all the time has a smile
She’s even traveled in a sizzling air balloon!
Norma was decided to benefit from life after her husband of 67 years handed away final yr
When requested how she stayed so optimistic, she stated “simply carry on going on daily basis, that’s about it”
Norma has made quite a lot of attention-grabbing pals on her journey to date!
Sometimes she stops to take a relaxation however she’s quickly again on the highway once more
They left Michigan in an RV in August 2015 and so they’re nonetheless on the highway 6 months later!
And, after all, she must maintain her power ranges up by consuming properly!
Their journey doesn’t appear to be ending anytime quickly. Who is aware of the place they’ll go subsequent?