By Christopher Heimerman
Sauk Valley Media
STERLING, Ill. — Little did Cody Lund know that the proverbial intersection he reached in the summer of 2009 was along a road leading to a deeper understanding and love of life.
Entering his sixth-grade year at Challand Middle School, his orchestra teacher, Barb Lauff, persuaded him to run the Music in Motion 5K, at which he was slated to play violin.
It led him to cross country, one of his greatest passions and one that perfectly complements another: music.