Now that's a long walk

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. (AP) - October 12, 2010

Jim Haskell has hiked the 2,100-plus miles of the Appalachian Trail.

And it took him 21 years.

The Massachusetts man trekked 100 miles a year.

He completed his feat of feet over the weekend in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

He tells an area paper (The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown he knew he wouldn't have the time to be a through hiker.

So, he decided to the walk the Appalachian Trail in sections.

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