So, it has come to this. The end of a magnificent journey. Did it have his difficult moments? Yes, and how. Every great adventure must have a hero who feels the temptation to surrender. Frodo had Shelob. Lucy had the Stone Table. Jesse had the 167th hour of listening to Nickelback. But Jesse, like the great heroes of history and lore, summoned the strength within himself to persevere through adversity and ultimately triumph in the light of a victorious dawn. He has overcome, yes, but is he OK? That is a difficult question. Some wounds do not heal, and time alone will be the judge of how well Carey is able to piece together the fragments of his psyche. They will be difficult days, but the worst is over. The healing has begun. He has raised over $32,000 for Charity:Water (and there is still plenty of time to donate!) And now he ventures off to the West, to White Shores, his glorious purpose having been fulfilled. It is up to us now, to keep his legend alive for our children and their children, that his sacrifice might never be forgotten. Thank you, Jesse. The world owes you a debt …

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