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26.2-mile march to raise awareness of mental illness among military veterans

Walking 26.2 miles is a physical feat in itself, but imagine trekking the distance while carrying an extra 50 pounds.

That is what a group of 100 people will attempt early Saturday morning, all to raise awareness about mental illness and suicide among military veterans, according to US Army Captain Justin Fitch.

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