This is a great story. An Army vet named Jimmy Novak decided he wanted to bring awareness to the staggering number of veterans who take their own life.

So Jimmy started walking. But we're not talking about some trip around town or even around the state. Nope. Jimmy walked all the way from Washington state to Florida!

He walked 22 miles a day. Why that number? Because that's how many vets die everyday from suicide everyday. He understands what other vets go through because he has also dealt with depression and suicidal thoughts. He really wanted to do this to hopefully encourage other veterans to find help.

He raised thousands of dollars and his Facebook page has links where you can still help out.

His 3,000 mile trip ended yesterday at Disney World in Orlando where his family was waiting for him. Oh and it was also his 43rd birthday.

(Fox35 / Fox News)

 

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