PACIN’ PARSON UPDATE

Auburn’s Don Stevenson is walking 13,000 miles to raise awareness and funds for Huntington’s disease. He left Seattle last week to complete the final 3,000-mile leg to New York City.

  • Saturday, May 3, 2008 12:00am
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Auburn’s ultra walker

Auburn’s Don Stevenson is walking 13,000 miles to raise awareness and funds for Huntington’s disease. He left Seattle last week to complete the final 3,000-mile leg to New York City.

Stevenson, 72, the “Pacin’ Parson,” hopes to raise more than $20,000 for HD, an inherited, progressively degenerative brain disorder.

Start: Space Needle, Seattle, April 26

Finish: New York City’s Empire State Building, Sept. 15.

En route: To Spokane, following U.S. Highway 2.

Quotable: “I’m rested and feeling fine for the long journey.”

To contribute to HD Society

of America, please call 206-464-9598, or send your check to: HD Society of America, (Code #070TH03), P.O. Box 33345, Seattle, WA 98133.

To receive regular updates on Stevenson’s trip, please go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/pacinparson/

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