Illinois person on 3,500-mile walk to aid St. Jude Children’s Medical center

PEORIA — Dean Troutman saved the most important and longest trek for his past as the 90-12…

PEORIA — Dean Troutman saved the most important and longest trek for his past as the 90-12 months-previous Princeville guy strategies to wander close to 10 miles a working day for the future calendar year to raise revenue for St. Jude Kid’s Clinic.

And if all goes right, he’ll stop up in North Carolina this slide, Texas this wintertime and dwelling by about midsummer 2022. But there are no promises.

“There are no guarantees,” he said while resting in Eureka, four times into his vacation. He’s being at firehouses, churches and other locations if he can together the way. If not, he’ll camp out beneath the stars. “I’m well prepared for this, to be long gone for a calendar year, but I may well not get out of Illinois. Who appreciates?