Man stops in Birmingham on his walk around the world for charities

By Catherine Patterson | February 9, 2019 at 6:30 PM CST – Updated February 9 at 9:15 PM

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – One man is on a mission to walk across the world in an effort to raise money for multiple charities.

Tom Fremantle

He plans to get to Savannah, Georgia, by mid-March, then he’ll return to England when his visa expires and will come back to the U.S. for another three months to continue walking to New York.

“I get various, different reactions when people ask me why I’m doing it. Some people, obviously, think I’m completely crazy, which is fair enough. It is quite an out-there thing to do. But, a lot of people find it inspiring, I hope,” he said.

Fremantle plans to walk across the world for three charities.

Fremantle wants his walk around the world to raise awareness for three charities: the Alzheimer’s Society, The Puzzle Centre, and Medical Detection Dogs.


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