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Veteran Greg Washington: 11 states for mental health awareness [Video]

Retired soldier Greg C. Washington is spending Memorial Day walking up the East Coast to bring awareness to the mental health struggles many of our veterans face.

ATLANTA — Although it’s a holiday, today is somber as many reflect on the friends and family they’ve lost.

Retired soldier Greg C. Washington is spending Memorial Day walking up the East Coast to bring awareness to the mental health struggles many of our veterans face.

He knows every journey of healing starts with a step.

“These first couple of steps mean everything. I hope you start your journey. Meet me on mine,” Washington said in a Facebook video post, his first in a months-long video diary documenting his walk called A Walk to Honor.

We caught up with Greg about 640,000 steps into his journey. He video chatted with us as he walked.

“I’m a little over 320 miles into this thing. You get to walk …

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