Kim Kelsall showed off the contents of her backpack: a button with her brother’s face on it, a small rainbow-colored ball, a tiny metal angel and a bracelet.
These are some of the things she will carry to honor him while walking 20 miles on Memorial Day weekend during a national event called “Carry the Load.” It will be held for the first time in the Austin area on May 25 at Reveille Peak Ranch at 105 County Road 114 in Burnet.
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