Brothers' 111-mile Cerebral Palsy Swagger walk kicks off this week
(WJBK) - Remember the local teen who carried his brother on his back? They're at it again.
This time, Hunter and Braden Gandee's trek will take them from Temperance, Mich. to Lansing -- which is more than 100 miles and will take six days. The duo is doing the walk to raise awareness for mobility issues.
Braden has Cerebral Palsy, a physical disability preventing him from walking without assistance. Hunter strives with the hope of just getting people talking about these disabilities.
Their Cerebral Palsy Swagger walk will start at Bedford High School on Wednesday, April 20 and will end at the state's capitol building on Monday, April 25. Along the way, they'll stop at eight different high schools as well as the University of Michigan and Michigan State University. Braden will also be walking the last half mile!
The Gandee family is inviting anyone to come out and walk a portion of all of the journey with them, or even wave hi as they pass along their route.
You can learn more about the family's journey and their message by watching their interview in the video player above.
You can follow their journey on their Facebook page here.
Hunter was also named Sports Illustrated's Student Athlete of the Year last year. You can read more about that here.