R-4 (Best Light Feature): Veteran walks across Illinois for good cause

R-4 (Best Light Feature): Veteran walks across Illinois for good cause: Play now!

This entry consists of a feature story on Iraq War veteran Brian Andries, who walked across Illinois to raise money for United Service Organizations.  DWS reporter Michael Kiser met up with Andries during his trek to conduct the interview.  The story aired on April 25th.  The story's anchor lead read as follows:  An Iraq War Veteran from the Chicago area is giving back to an organization that helped him in his military career by walking to his alma mater in Charleston. His journey included a stop in Champaign. Michael Kiser reports.  The story's anchor tag read as follows:  Andries says he expects to complete his journey by reaching Old Main on the campus of EIU around 6 o'clock tomorrow night.  The online version of this story included a raw, seven-minute interview with Andries.


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