South Carolina girl completes bucket listing aim to journey all 50 U.S. states

A 97-year-old is celebrating a serious milestone and is on the previous couple of steps of finishing her bucket listing.

Helen Rains has fulfilled her mission to journey all 50 U.S. states with a visit to Rhode Island.

Rains says it is all because of one among her greatest buddies. Her long-time pal Jan Ross just lately came upon Helen had traveled to 49 states. Jan advised Helen she wanted to get that final one in and so they determined to provide it a go.

Jan mentioned she would take Helen to Rhode Island as a Christmas current. They packed every little thing up, hopped on a airplane and flew from their house state of South Carolina to New England.

After arriving in Rhode Island they had been handled to a tour of the state Capitol, with a welcomed quotation from the state’s governor Dan McKee.

Helen is initially from Pennsylvania. She moved to South Carolina to be nearer to household after retiring from her work as a psychologist. 

Helen loves touring and used to journey largely by automobile. She had a motorhome at one level and traveled the U.S. in that. 

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