Earlier this year, Bill Conner lost his 20-year-old daughter, Abbey, in a tragic accident. According to CBS News, Abbey and her older brother, Austin, were found unconscious, face down in a resort pool over winter break in Cancun. While Austin survived, Abbey had suffered irreversible brain damage by the time the siblings were discovered. In the wake of this tragic

loss, Bill Conner resolved to do something extraordinary to honor his daughter’s short life. On May 22 — one day after Austin’s college graduation — he embarked on a cross-country bike trip. Beginning in his hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, Conner traveled 2,600 miles to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where Abbey’s organs were recovered for donation back in January. “This is what she would want me to do,” Conner told CBS. READ MORE