By Aaron McFarling, The Roanoke Times (Photo by Stephanie Klein-Davis)
Travis Armstrong’s bond with the city of Roanoke began unwittingly, more than 2,000 miles away.
It was May 17, 2016, and Armstrong was enjoying a daylong hike near Calgary, Alberta, — far enough off the grid that he couldn’t get any cell service.
When he got back to the city, he checked his phone.
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