'World guy' walks for diabetes awareness (VIDEO, SLIDESHOW)

Published: Monday, January 7, 2013 at 16:31 PM.

Bendl tries not to deflate the world during his treks unless absolutely necessary. Nice the Dog has taken to protecting it from people who might mistake it for a toy.

These days, now that Bendl has a van, his walks require he carry only the day’s essentials: dog food, patchwork and glue, a battery-powered air pump, cell phone and radio.

He said walking with the world was a natural fit for him. His mother was a state representative and public servant and both his parents were in the theater.

“I sort of have it in my bones,” he said.

Visit Bendl’s website to donate and receive updates from his travels at www.worldguy.org.

 

Contact Daily News Staff Writer Lauren Sage Reinlie at 850-315-4443 or lreinlie@nwfdailynews.com. Follow her on Twitter @LaurenRnwfdn.



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