Talk about a long distance commute.

Thanks to the Detroit Free Press many people are becoming familiar with the trek that 56-year-old James Robertson makes each morning to get to his job and each evening to get home. The Detroit man walks a 21-mile round trip, which would be work enough for me to constitute a full day or labor.

Here's a little more on Robertson from WXYZ-TV:

And here's a map of the route he takes every day:

The good news is Robertson might not be walking much longer. After reading the article, some people felt moved to set up online fundraising efforts to buy Robertson a new car. It's been a success. As of Tuesday morning, a total of $180,000 has been raised from people all over the country.

With that amount of cash he simply could buy a home much closer to work if he wanted.


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