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Longest Walk 3: Reversing Diabetes Walkers are entering Virginia!!!

Washington DC will host the “Longest Walk 3” (Reversing Diabetes 2011) on July 8th, a 5000 mile walk/run relay across America to raise awareness of diabetes among Native Americans. The walkers left La Jolla ( San Diego ), Ca & Portland , Oregon on Feb., 14 and walked and ran across the U.S.A. planning to arrive in Washington , DC on July 8, 2011 .

The Longest Walk 3: Reversing Diabetes Northern Route walkers are in West Virginia and about to enter into Virginia on Wed., June 29th. They will be entering in Virginia with a Welcoming Ceremony by Traditional Shawnee Elders. This will be at Abrams Delights’ First Shawnee Springs at 3:00 pm in Winchester, VA.

The Longest Walk 3: Reversing Diabetes Southern Route walkers will attend a VA Welcoming Ceremony in Emporia, VA on July 2 at 10:00 a.m. at theMcDonalds off VA 301 & I-95.

Along the way the walkers have conducted forums on diabetes including juice fasts, exercising, walking, healthy diets and gardening at local tribal communities. They have visited over 40 American Indian reservations throughout the journey. The walk has provided the opportunity to collect diabetic concerns and stories from across America and to develop this information into a personal in-depth perspective from the Native view.

PRESS RELEASE: http://ww.LongestWalk2011.com/2011/06/28/press-release-longest-walk-3reversing-diabetes/

Evans Craig, National/DC Coordinator
Longest Walk 3: Reversing Diabetes
2011 Nat’l Summit on Diabetes for Am Indians
(202) 710-2995

June 28, 2011 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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