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By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 


Joe Hall On Cross Country Road Trip To Raise Awareness About Mental Health


September 15, 2022

Daria Anderson-Faden

Walking from coast to coast to draw attention to mental health issues, Joe Hall traveled through Kimball late last week. Above, he poses for a photo to promote his cause along Highway 30 east of town.

On Friday of last week, Joe Hall began wearing his sixth pair of shoes in his journey across America. He stayed the night in Dix, then walked through Kimball to Pine Bluffs on Highway 30.

Hall estimated that he will need two more pairs of shoes to complete the cross country walk.

In May, he began the trip in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. The walk is to raise awareness for mental health issues and suicide awareness.

He walks between 22-30 miles a day depending on the terrain, weather and location of towns. Hall's journey will be completed when he arrives in Oceanside, Calif.

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