copyright the Chronicle August 10, 2016
by Elizabeth Trail
JEFFERSONVILLE — A week or so ago, Danny Perry of Newport Center felt a sudden calling to take a trip. Not just any trip, but a 75-mile journey from Newport to Burlington in his wheelchair — and sometimes on his hands and knees — to speak out about injustice and inequality.
He didn’t plan, he didn’t pack. But two days later he crawled the first mile out of Newport Center, then hauled himself up into his hand-propelled chair and began to wheel himself along Route 105.
By Tuesday, he’d traveled Route 100 to Route 100C in Johnson, and then west on Route 15 as far as Cambridge.
On Saturday, August 13 — his thirty-fifth birthday — he will crawl the last mile up Church Street to Burlington City Hall on his hands and knees.…To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe:
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