Students Walk 50 Miles to Paul Ryan’s Hometown

Tyler Lentocha, Staff Writer

Wisconsin Students Marching Over 50 Miles To Paul Ryan’s Hometown For Gun Reform

The journey is 50 miles and will take four days. Along the way, students are sleeping in high school gyms and other predetermined locations. The group walking in the 50 Miles More march says it is inspired by the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march, a multi-day, 54-mile march led by Martin Luther King Jr. during the civil rights era. The group wants to keep attention on the issue of school safety and gun reform after the March for our lives protest. “We’re definitely a little sore in the feet and in some of the joints, but our spirits are high,” Brendan Fardella, a 17-year-old student at Shorewood High School, told HuffPost by phone Monday as he marched through the “middle of nowhere.” Is this march going to be effective or will it be overlooked?

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Tyler Lentocha, Staff Writer

Tyler Lentocha is sixteen years old and a junior at Manchester High School. He has lived Manchester his entire life. Outside of school, Tyler enjoys skateboarding...

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