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By Don Ogle 

Adventure With A Purpose

Young couple traverses U.S. for awareness, both self and for charity


November 15, 2017

Don Ogle

Working on a play from a fondly remembered children's story to help gain attention to their cause, Kolton Rackham and Amanda Autry dress as a wolf and little red riding hoodie as they walk across the U.S. The pair passes through Cheyenne County this week.

They walk along the highway, waving at passing cars, visiting about life, and learning about themselves and the country.

Amanda Autry and Kolton Rackham left Tybee Island in Georgia May 1 with two things in mind: undertaking a journey of self discovery, and bringing attention to charities that help others.

The self discovery takes place three feet at a time some days, as they push themselves across the U.S. on the way to Oregon's Don Davis Park, a journey of 2,918 miles.

They used that mileage to name their trek - 2,918 Miles - which they are also using to raise funds for, and bring awarene...

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