After losing a close friend during the AIDS epidemic, Ken Thomason took on the alter-ego of “Chicken Lady” to spread joy as he biked from San Francisco to L.A. raising money to fight against AIDS. After 25 years and thousands of miles, the Chicken Lady continues to prove that you don’t need to be a spring chicken to make a difference!


By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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