60-year-old vet marches from Toledo to Ann Arbor for veteran suicide awareness

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TOLEDO, Ohio — Veterans Day is Friday, and 60-year-old Toledo veteran Kelly Haskin is walking 50 miles with a military backpack across state lines to Ann Arbor as part of the Ruck March to raise awareness for veteran suicide.

The march was created to call attention to veteran suicides in the U.S. and the resources created to help a veteran in need. Along with raising awareness with the march, Haskin is also helping raise money.

“It should support programs primarily with counseling and with outreach, so it goes just to help with assistance with these young military members that needed help,” Haskin, a retired Toledo Army Sergeant First Class, said.

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