Kids today, eh?
Hunter Gandee, 14, had to battle heat, rain, 40 miles of road, and the weight on his back yesterday when he carried his 7-year-old brother on his back to raise awareness of cerebral palsy.
At about 30 miles, he was thinking of giving up.
It took 30 hours to reach their destination.
Related: Woodbury man will bike 20 hours a day in Race Across America (Pioneer Press).
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.