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‘Riding for those who can’t’

Rod Runyon, above, is shown in California after escorting a “Fallen Heroes” cart there from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. He then joined “Run for the Wall,” a coast-to-coast journey to honor fallen warriors, those held prisoner and others who went missing.
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Rod Runyon, above, is shown in California after escorting a “Fallen Heroes” cart there from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. He then joined “Run for the Wall,” a coast-to-coast journey to honor fallen warriors, those held prisoner and others who went missing. Contributed photos



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Alaska Airlines employees have created “Fallen Hero” carts, shown above, to transfer the remains of fallen warriors that have been escorted across the country by “Run for the Wall” participants to raise public awareness about service and sacrifice. Contributed photo

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Santa Ed Holterman, center, gives the morning history lesson and safety briefing before riders take off for the day’s journey. Contributed photo

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Students at Montvale Elementary School in Virginia greet bikers during one of the last stops before the group, which numbered 400 by the time it rolled into Arlington, Va., joined “Rolling Thunder,” a Memorial Day ride on May 29 through downtown Washington, D.C. Contributed photos

Rod Runyon of The Dalles arrived in Arlington, Va...

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