65-year-old man treks across America, through OU

A man raising awareness in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease ran through campus,  Feb. 25, 2015.

Jack Fussell, age 65, is on his second trek across America.

He started his Forest-Gump-like effort in November 2014 in his home state of Georgia and on Saturday, he ran into Oklahoma City.

During his journey, Fussell travels with a baby carriage filled with supplies, he said. He stays nights at hotels or with friends.

Fussell says his inspiration is his father.

To learn more about Fussell’s story and his journey across America, go to

Story and video by Tracy Kern and Chris Tyndall

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