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Legally blind kayaker paddling Mississippi solo

Doug Pace, of North Bay, Ontario, started his ambitious journey Friday at Diamond Point Park in Bemidji. A guide will take him as far as Cass Lake, but from there, Pace intends to complete the rest of the nearly 1,500-mile, 10-week journey to New Orleans by himself, paddling by day and camping at night.
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Doug Pace, of North Bay, Ontario, started his ambitious journey Friday at Diamond Point Park in Bemidji. A guide will take him as far as Cass Lake, but from there, Pace intends to complete the rest of the nearly 1,500-mile, 10-week journey to New Orleans by himself, paddling by day and camping at night.

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