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A teenager runs cross-country. Literally, across the country

June
14

Here we are (some of us) having just finished following the news of the 16-year-old who tried to become the youngest ever to sail around the world, when word comes now that a 17-year-old woman who is about to finish a 3,200-mile run from Los Angeles to Manhattan.

Jasmine “Jazzy” Jordan is scheduled to reach Times Square tomorrow, completing the on-foot trek she began September, 2009.

U.S. Secretary Ray LaHood calls her “a true American Read more of this entry »

Posted by Ken Valenti on Monday, June 14th, 2010 at 2:17 pm |
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Going Places is written by transportation writers Khurram Saeed and Ken Valenti. Khurram's transportation column, "Getting There," runs Wednesdays in Rockland. Ken's column, "Going Places," runs Mondays in Westchester and Putnam. Join in the conversation and share tips on coping with fellow commuters.

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Khurram SaeedKhurram SaeedKhurram Saeed has been reporting for The Journal News since 2000. He writes about transportation issues in Rockland and has a weekly column called Getting There, which appears Wednesdays. READ MORE


Ken Valenti Ken Valenti Ken Valenti covers trains, planes and automobiles - not to mention buses and ferries - for Westchester and Putnam. He's been a reporter with The Journal News and its forerunners more than 20 years and has covered all four corners of Westchester County. READ MORE


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