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Beverly Beckham

An ‘ordinary’ guy raises $1m for charity

He says he’s just an ordinary guy doing an ordinary thing, and that anyone can do what he does. He says he runs and he fund-raises, but it’s the people who support him, hundreds of them, friends and strangers, who are the wind beneath his wings.

“There’s a remarkable strain in America of people who want to help other people,” Tom Nealon insists. They’re the heroes. “There is nothing special about me.”

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