03 February 2011

Man rolls globe around USA for diabetes

Erik Bendl is pushing a globe all over the US raising awareness about diabetes. His travels began after his mother died of complications from diabetes.

Erik Bendl is pushing a globe all over the United States. He's happy to do it - and he wants you to ask why.

A reporter who saw Bendl and his son playing with the 6-foot globe asked Bendl if he would walk with it for charity; Bendl said yes, in honour of his mother.


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