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Richard Dixon and Monte will follow the path of the Mighty Mississippi to focus on overcoming physical limitations. (Submitted photo)

Bicyclist to begin 'Journey of Hope'

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A Colorado man is embarking on a 1,500-mile journey along the Mississippi River.

His trip is a little different than some, however. He will be pedaling a bicycle from the north woods of Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico in Louisiana - using only his arms.


What are the limits of the human body? What is the power of the human spirit to overcome? Those are some of the questions Richard Dixon hopes to answer along his journey.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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