Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Bruce Maynard, 79, pushes his cart, named “Sam,” on U.S. Highway 12 on the west edge of Willmar on the way to Benson at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. He began the cross-country journey at Columbus, N.C, on April 1.
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The man pushing the carriage down the highway, wisely wearing a reflective vest and smartly walking against the traffic, stirred my curiosity. I circled back.
He was headed west on U.S. Highway 12. An attached American flag indicated he was walking into the wind.
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