Hikers at the Senate cluster of giant sequoias along Sequoia National Park’s Congress Trail in 2016.
Hikers at the Senate cluster of giant sequoias along Sequoia National Park’s Congress Trail in 2016. Reed Parsell rparsell@sacbee.com
Hikers at the Senate cluster of giant sequoias along Sequoia National Park’s Congress Trail in 2016. Reed Parsell rparsell@sacbee.com

Carmen George is a features and news reporter for The Fresno Bee. Her stories have been recognized with Best of the West, George F. Gruner, and McClatchy President’s awards, and nine first or second place awards from the California News Publishers Association. She has a passion for sharing people’s stories to highlight issues and promote greater understanding.