One Pilgrim's Promise
Laura Gruen, AB’67, AM’68, sends dispatches from the pilgrimage route across Spain she walked this spring.
From April to June of this year, Laura Gruen, AB’67, AM’68, walked the Camino de Santiago,
a traditional pilgrimage route from Saint Jean Pied de Port, France, to
Santiago de Compostela cathedral in Spain. The church, where the
apostle Saint James is said to be buried, has been a pilgrims’
destination since the Middle Ages. Following are selections from the
electronic journal Gruen kept of her 500-mile journey, sending entries
to friends as she made her way across Spain.
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