Annice Chunn, right, poses with her neighbor Lesley Basinger in the lobby of the East Rowan YMCA.
JON C. LAKEY / SALISBURY POST Annice Chunn (center) took over the responsibility of raising her two neices after he sister passed away from cancer. During the last visit to see her sister, Annice was ask to bring the children back to North Carolina from Alaska and care for them. The always active Chunn used physical exercise to help build bonds and adapt to their new family. After 5 years, Kiana (11), Chunn and Kiara (13) still find time everyday to doing something physical.
Annice Chunn, center, talks with her two neices Kiara, 13, and Kiana, 11.