An Accidental Pioneer: A Farm Girl's Drive to the Finish
Lorene Burkhart was born on a farm in southern Indiana. Both parents were pioneers of a sort. Her father had an adventurous spirit that kept him always looking for new territories to conquer. Her mother possessed the grit, determination, and perseverance to step up and take on unexcepted challenges. Lorene Burkhart inherited these qualities as is illustrated by the life she has led.