Stories of women who do not give up and who remain to have faith in the future | Today Treviso | News
EDITORIAL – We live in an age where there are so many ideas for melancholy, perhaps too many. The pandemic before and now the war in Europe have certainly undermined the confidence of many in the future but precisely for this reason it is right to look at those who, instead, have decided not to give up. These days the stories of two women who really deserve attention and respect for the energy they put into what they do day after day.
A Silvia Furlani was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at just 26 years oldtoday it has 62 years old but she never gave up. The Friulian athlete, born in 1960, suffering from multiple sclerosis has been part of the team for 30 years Keep moving ASD of Udine and with enviable safety and calm, with a backpack and trekking poles, he has done countless marathons, half marathons, trails throughout Italy and beyond.
“I take multiple sclerosis for a walk”: is the recurring phrase she pronounces to those who ask her where she finds energy and courage to not give up. The last feat last Sunday in Pescara where he ran the Maratonina del Mare, escorted and supported by the men of the Finance Police who have spent words of great esteem for this brave woman! Silvia, step but steady, does not participate as a result but to arrive, to give a slow sign, for a slow message strong in will and courage.
On April 26th, Cammarota of Viennafrom 72 years old (she will make 73 in September) started fromIsland of the Lazzaretto Nuovo in Venice to travel on foot the Silk Road and get up to Beijing. Yep, you read that right, in China! That means 22,000 kilometers and fifteen countries to cross, step by step until December 2025. The walker from Cilento, resides in the province of Salerno, wanted to embark on this journey to retrace the feat of Marco Polo.
Vienna, which has always walked, and has traveled all over the world, is not new to such endeavors but certainly what it has undertaken recently has the flavor of something really great. Ambassador of the Italian Cultural Association, Archeoclub D’Italiatells of his extraordinary adventure in online diary “In the footsteps of Marco Polo” (as well as in his Facebook page) but if someone in experience also wishes to support it financially in this charge of meaning, they can make an online donation at this address Gofundme. But here is the polite invitation of our walker, to support her:
“… Why do I do it? Walking is my passion but this journey wants to be a message of courage and strength for everyone! I want to eradicate those prejudices about women, on the fact that a single woman, especially of my age, cannot or shouldn’t do this type of enterprise, I want to be an ambassador of my land and bring a message of peace, of collaboration and find trust … trust in others. I will find hospitality and help me in case of need. Thank you for just reading: -) “.
Challenge to multiple sclerosis, Furlani competing in the Pescara Marathon
From Venice to China on foot: Vienna Cammarota, 72, will arrive at its destination in December 2025