Trio to launch home-built raft on Huckleberry Finn adventure
By day's end, they will know if they've taken off on a Gilligan's Island-style, three-hour tour, or a true adventure fitting of Huckleberry Finn.
Ben Monson, 23, his brother, Josh, 25, and their friend, Matt Folkedahl, 23, all of Willmar, are launching their homemade raft today on the Mississippi River in Bloomington. Their destination is New Orleans, 2,000 miles downstream.
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