OVERCOMING obstacles started early for this year’s group of MASP Kokoda trekkers with a broken ankle, passport issues and changes of heart about taking on the physically and emotionally challenging trail.
However despite that and other issues they face in their personal lives, students including Ashley Higgins and Taurie Bishop have forged ahead with their commitment to tackle the rugged terrain of Papua New Guinea’s Kokoda Track.
The Irymple Secondary College Year 10 students will join nine other students and 15 mentors this month when they join the 12th annual trek for troubled and challenged teens.
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