A Girl with a Mission


A strong, independent spirit is the best way to describe Rebekah, who is on her way from Fort Worth to Chicago for her second mission trip. When we asked why she chose a zebra pattern for her prosthetic leg, she replied, “Everyone looks at my leg anyway, I figured I might as well go for it.” We say, you go girl!


Amtrak challenged Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind Humans of New York, to leave New York and capture #AmtrakStories from across the country. For 31 days, we’ll share one new portrait and story each day on our blog in celebration of the customers who ride America’s Railroad.