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Thomas H. Brown (in his own words): “64 year old lifelong mover, born and raised in Duquesne Heights in a loving Irish Catholic household. 12 years at St Mary of the Mount and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. I was a gandy dancer, railroad engineer (proud union member and officer of div 370 of the BLE), bulk mailing warehouse line worker, stage hand and finally a warehouse supervisor. I have been an avid reader my entire life.”
Tom Brown is involved with the Thomas Brown Alton Foundation (a Birmingham Foundation Fund), which organizes the annual WALKATOP Urban Hiking Adventure in Emerald View Park on Mount Washington (Pittsburgh, PA). This year’s event will be held on September 16, 2018. Proceeds from WALKATOP benefit the Thomas Brown Alton Foundation, which is dedicated to suicide prevention by helping those in need toward improved mental health.
Thomas H. Brown, WALKATOP, – contact info:
Website (Thomas Brown Alton Foundation): http://www.thomasaltonfoundation.org
Website (WALKATOP): https://walkatop.com
WALKATOP Tickets (Showclix): https://www.showclix.com/event/walkatop457448847540612otcCu
Links mentioned in the Podcast:
West Liberty Cycles, Pittsburgh, PA (Brookline)
Emerald View Park, Pittsburgh, PA (Mount Washington)
Pittsburgh StepTrek, South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association
check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episode featuring Brian Oswald of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association discussing the Pittsburgh StepTrek (released 10/1/17).
Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA
ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) – for information about the funding provided by the Thomas Brown Alton Foundation for the ASIST program, go to:
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Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org