Vietnam Veteran Runs 58,286 Miles Over 31 Years for Fallen Soldiers

Mike Bowen will run his 58,282nd and final mile this Friday in honor of the Vietnam veterans who didn’t come home. Bowen, 65, a veteran himself, has been jogging one mile for every American who did not return from the Vietnam War. This mission has been underway for 31 years, and it’s finally coming to a close in Washington, D.C., this Friday, National POW/MIA Recognition Day. “It’s gonna feel good to finish. It’s been a life-long mission,” he said. “I’m pretty excited about getting it over with. It’s been great for me, mentally and physically.”

via ABC News


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