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Get inspired by hiking writer Jen Seymour

International hiker and writer Jen Seymour will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin.

Seymour — a gear expert, blogger and nutrition advocate — will share one of her eight children’s publications. She and her husband Greg own Chica & Sunsets Hostel. Their philosophy is to work to live, not the other way around, and they continue chasing adventure — not the dollar.

The program is offered by the Nantahala Hiking Club. Attendees will be entered to win a raffle valued at $25. Learn more about Jen and Greg Seymour at

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