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GEORGIA: Savannah Man Walks 100-Mile Georgia Coast on Crutches




 

Associated Press (04.06.12) - Friday, April 06, 2012

Paul Rockwell set out Wednesday to walk Georgia's 100-mile coastline - from St. Mary's, near the Florida line, to his home in Savannah. He is walking to raise money to fight cervical cancer, a disease affecting a close friend, the Savannah Morning News reported. Rockwell, who lives with cerebral palsy and walks with crutches, plans to cover about 10 miles a day and reach Savannah on April 16.



 


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