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Going the Distance: Veteran Walks to Recognize PTSD, Suicides

Jimmy Novak is making his way through a variety of environments, geographically and personally. He is on a journey that is obviously physical, moving nearly half of his body weight in a backpack and a jogging stroller.

He is walking from Dupont, Wash., to Disney World in Florida. His goal is to bring awareness to veterans with PTSD and suicide issues.

"I've been out walking since March 22, and plan to finish Aug. 22," Novak said Tuesday afternoon.

He stopped in Sidney Tuesday after arriving from Potter. He said 22 is relevant in his walk because it is the accepted statistic for the number...


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