Minn. man driving lawnmower across state

Bob Harms of Kingston, Minn., is aboard a Toro riding mower for a 485-mile journey the length of Minnesota, from the Canadian border to the Iowa state line. The trek is a fundraising effort for children with hearing loss.
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Bob Harms, is driving the length of Minnesota from Canada to Iowa at a comfortable 7 miles an hour – on a riding Toro lawnmower, the West Central Tribune reports. Harms has suffered from hearing problems since he was an infant and his journey is a fundraising effort to benefit children with hearing loss and the Minnesota Lions Children’s Hearing Center.

Harms began the trek aboard a specially outfitted Toro on Aug. 20 and aims to wrap it up Wednesday.

You can see more photos and read a few updates about the journey on Toro's Facebook page.

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