Beginning in Santa Monica, CA in early October of 2016, Lou Tassinary, and his wife, Melanie, (and their two dogs) began their attempt to walk across the USA, following to the greatest degree possible the path of the first intercontinental foot race across the country, one that was organized to promote the opening of Route 66. This presentation will chronicle their journey.
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