Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Fatherhood Film Festival preview by Terry Rombeck

Even now, 16 years after the trip, Steven Faulkner gets the question: Were you guys crazy? “I think in a lot of ways what we did was insane,” he says. It was 1996, and Faulkner, then a Ph.D. student at Kansas University, convinced his 16-year-old son, Justin, to join him on a 1,000-mile canoe trip that retraced the 1673 journey by Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet, the French explorers credited with discovering the Mississippi River.

more at the Lawrence Journal World

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