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On her way from Ocean Shores, Wash. to Savannah, Ga. Stacie Eichinger has walked over 1,900 milse to raise awareness for Beads for Courage. She anticipates the 3,800 miles journey will take her nine months to complete. Alyson Buschena/Daily Globe

Cross country walker nears halfway point

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WORTHINGTON -- On May 8, standing on the edge of the Pacific Ocean in Ocean Shores, Wash., Stacie Eichinger started walking.

Almost four months and 1,900 miles later, she expects to soon hit the halfway point of her journey somewhere between Jackson and Albert Lea.


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Alyson Buschena
Alyson joined the Daily Globe newsroom staff after spending a year in Latin America. A native of Fulda and graduate of the University of Northwestern, she has a bachelor's degree in English with a dual concentration in Literature and Writing and a minor in Spanish. At the Daily Globe, Alyson covers the crime beat as well as Pipestone and Murray counties, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking. More of Alyson's writing can be found at
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