(This story first appeared July 19, 2010 in www.AlexandriaNews.org and is reprinted here with permission.)
Rony Wise ran 600 miles and lifted four million pounds
to raise money for Haiti relief. (Photo: Alex Hampl)
By Alex Hampl
Rony Wise has lifted the equivalent of ten blue whales. He has run 600 miles, round trip from Washington to New York with a jaunt to Philadelphia thrown in for good measure. Over six months, Wise ran and lifted weights every day to raise funds for Ripples of Hope, an organization that provides financial aid to schools in Haiti.
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