95-year old World War II vet to walk across US again

Former Navy Corpsman Ernest Andrus is taking his second journey across the U.S., on foot.

News 12 Staff

Jul 3, 2019, 10:46 AM

Updated 1,807 days ago

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A 95-year-old World War II veteran is walking across America…again.
Former Navy Corpsman Ernest Andrus is taking his second journey across the U.S., on foot.
Last time it took him two years.
This time, the veteran is covering 13 miles a week, and says he will be 100 by the time he's done. "We should know that freedom is not free and what it takes to keep this country free. We were called on to do our part and generations before us all had to do their part and the future generations are probably going to have to do their part," says Andrus.

Andrus began in Georgia on March 16 and does plans on making it through every state.         


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