Wednesday, May 19, 2010

"Flushing's Gump" Yijoo Kwon [Currently] Running From LA To New York

Meet a real-life hero, activist Yijoo Kwon who as of March 23rd, will be running 3,200 miles from Los Angeles to New York City, to promote diabetes awareness. He plans to make it in 110 days, and will arrive at his destination this July 9th. Fucking incredible. This guy made the choice to do this, made sure it was well-documented, and set about his goal. Awe-inspiring to say the least. The guy is from Queens and people have dubbed him "Flushing's Gump". I love this haha.

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