Man Rides Cross Country In Hoveround To Raise Awareness

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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August 9, 2010

A young man riding across America in his wheelchair, hoping to set a world record and raise awareness for a debilitating disease.

Matt Eddy has muscular dystrophy. He started his journey June 5th near Boston. He plans to end it in Long Beach, California, by the end of October.

“I always wanted to see the country,” Eddy said. “ It’s just a crazy idea I had a long time ago, but I was finally able to do it

Besides the world record, Matt wants to help build accessible housing for people with disabilities.

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