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Nantucket Gearing Up for Walk Now for Autism Speaks this Saturday

August 12, 2013

Nantucket is gearing up this week for its much-anticipated 2013 Walk Now for Autism Speaks Walk on Saturday, August 17, at Jetties Beach. Every year, the entire island seems to descend upon Jetties to join Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright as they walk for their grandson Christian, daughter Katie and son-in-law-Andreas. More than 1,000 people are expected this year – and all wearing Autism Speaks blue, as well as special t-shirts for their walk teams. Read more about the 2013 Nantucket Walk Kick-off event here and see photos and highlights from the 2012 Walk here. Plus, stay tuned for more coverage of the Nantucket Walk on our web site.

The view from above at the 2012 Nantucket Walk