Monday, June 23rd, 2008
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

"Pilgrim George," as Pittsburgh, Pa., native George Walter is called, prepares to depart from the Spiritual Center of Maria Stein while passing through the area this past week. Walter spends May through September walking approximately 10 miles each day as he prays. An ordained Catholic deacon, he rarely takes a ride but is grateful for food and water given to him by the people he meets on his journey.

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MARIA STEIN - International walker George Walter relaxes on a flimsy lawn chair outside the Spiritual Center retreat house Thursday.
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