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Group photo of the 12 living people who have completed all 50 Metro Parks Fall Hiking Sprees taken at the Nature Realm on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 in Akron, Ohio. Back row from left are; Frank Mitch, Neva Ucker, George Figel, Bert Szabo, Nancy Grof, and Bill Barnes. Front row from left are; Amy Mitch, Joan Haby, Alice Ryne, Eileene Ball, Mildred Poole, and Jennie Peir. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Eileene Ball 87, of Akron, heads to her car after posing for a group photo of the 12 living people who have completed all 50 Metro Parks Fall Hiking Sprees taken at the Nature Realm on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 in Akron, Ohio. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
It had been an extraordinarily long and exhausting day, and Maggie Johnson was letting everyone know it in all the ways that she can communicate. Shaking her head. Grunting. The cold shoulder. That frown.