How long would it take to see every DuPage County forest preserve? One Carol Stream couple found out

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Rick & Kim Gieser enjoying one of DuPage County’s many forest preserves.
(Photo courtesy of Rick Gieser)

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After the pandemic curtailed Kim Gieser’s travel for work, she found herself with more time to do the things she loved, like taking hikes with her husband Rick around their Carol Stream home. And what began as a healthy way to pass the time became a passion for seeing more of the natural beauty that surrounds their suburban home. Kim & Rick joined Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to talk about how a healthy pastime became a mission to see every forest preserve DuPage County has to offer.

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