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Friday, October 31st, 2008
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Eric Sheets of Rockford meets some new friends on his arduous, bare-foot journey to Seattle. The 33-year-old started his trip Memorial Day weekend in hopes of getting a meeting with Bill Gates to pitch a proposal on an educational computer program.

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Thirty-year-old Eric Sheets left Rockford on Memorial Day weekend, intent on walking two thousand miles barefoot to Seattle, Washington.
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