100 year old walks 100 miles

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Mickey Nelson, a 100-year-old, World War II veteran from Minnesota is celebrating his birthday with an act of kindness that will help feed thousands of people in his community.

He is walking 100 miles through his small city of Clarks Grove in an initiative he has named “Walking to 100.”

He was inspired to walk to raise money for coronavirus relief after reading the story on Tom Moore, another war veteran, who raised more than $37.4 million by walking 100 laps around his garden.

Since beginning his walk in May, Nelson has raised over $42,000

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NO FIREWORKS!

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This year’s Lufkin fireworks show has sizzled out.

The City of Lufkin made a tough decision and cancelled the annual July 4th fireworks show and festival. This is out of concern of Covid-19 and large crowds and the fact city leaders are unsure when Governor Abbott will allow cities and towns to host large festivals.