Reasonably Catholic: Keeping the Faith

‘A voice from within me said: Walk’

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Click below to hear the episode:

 

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For more than 150 days, Roderick (also known as Al) Dornan, 78, of Wethersfield, CT, has walked 2.2 miles every day, rain or shine and despite a bad back, along the sidewalks of his neighborhood in solidarity with Dreamers, immigrants and refugees.

Below is the link to the Hartford Courant article and photos that sparked interest in his crusade by other media and on Facebook and Twitter.

http://www.courant.com/hometown-heroes/hc-hh-hometown-hero-al-dornan-wethersfield-20180607-story.html

And here is the uncut audio of our entire walk together, in which he describes the inspiration he takes from deceased heroes, including his son, Aaron, who died in an accident 20 years ago, and some of the “mantras” he recites along his route.

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We’re short

As of this writing, and with the close of the fiscal year just days away, WESU is still shy of meeting its spring pledge drive goal. Every donation WESU receives by this Friday (6/29) at midnight will be doubled until we reach $5,000.

Can you help keep independent, free form, community radio alive in our area? Please go to http://www.wesufm.org/pledge to donate online or write a check to WESU, 45 Broad St., Middletown, CT 06457

THANK YOU!

 

 

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