Ann Butler, a community storyteller, forges a path to recovery

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Ann Butler, a community storyteller, forges a path to recovery

‘It’s unbelievably weird to be sitting on this side of the story’
Ann Butler watches physical therapist Ben Fordahl demonstrate an exercise he wants her to perform Thursday at Mercy Integrated Physical Therapy. Butler is recovering from foot operations and is starting to walk on her own after using crutches for several years.
How to reach Ann Butler

To reach Ann Butler about her new website focusing on La Plata County nonprofits, contact her by email at annbutler2@icloud.com or call 769-7018.

Ann Butler, a community storyteller, forges a path to recovery

Ann Butler watches physical therapist Ben Fordahl demonstrate an exercise he wants her to perform Thursday at Mercy Integrated Physical Therapy. Butler is recovering from foot operations and is starting to walk on her own after using crutches for several years.

Ann Butler, a community storyteller, forges a path to recovery

Ann Butler, a former report and columnist at The Durango Herald, is working toward starting a website that would serve as a one-stop shop for local nonprofits, informing people of events and happenings.

Ann Butler, a community storyteller, forges a path to recovery

Ann Butler, a Durango native, traveled the world and has a love for language.

Ann Butler, a community storyteller, forges a path to recovery

Ann Butler undergoes physical therapy Thursday at Mercy Integrated Physical Therapy. Butler appeared on “Jeopardy!” in the 1990s and is a bit of an encyclopedia of knowledge when it comes to Southwest Colorado and pretty much everything else.

Ann Butler, a community storyteller, forges a path to recovery

Ann Butler works on her stability with physical therapist Ben Fordahl on Thursday at Mercy Integrated Physical Therapy. Butler is recovering from foot operations and is starting to walk on her own after several years on crutches.
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