Man stops in Gatesville during cross country walk

Photo by Rob Atkins

Man stops in Gatesville during cross country walk

As I began my day, just like any other day, I woke up, put my feet on the floor and took the first step of the day. I didn’t think much about it and I continued on, step after step.

Then I met Ben “The Cross-Country Walker” Clagett who spends every day walking, step after step with a purpose and for a purpose.

I met up with Clagett along Highway 84, as he was entering Gatesville. He was walking alone and pushing a jogging stroller.

Upon speaking with Clagett, he explained to me that he was currently on a cross-country journey that began in Jacksonville, Florida, with a destination of San Diego, California.



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