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Farmington High School graduate Jordan Dibb sets off from Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis Saturday morning. He'll spend 100 days walking 1,800 miles to Miami to raise money for disaster relief in Haiti.

FHS grad sets off on the long walk to Miami

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Sometime after the prayer offered for his benefit and before he took the first step of the longest walk of his life Jordan Dibb teared up.


Maybe he was thinking of the support people had shown him since he announced plans to walk 1,800 miles from Minneapolis to Miami, or about the size of the task in front of him. Maybe he'd just realized how much his feet were going to hurt by the time he was done.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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