By Ashley Claire Simpson
ALEXANDRIA, VA. - On July 4, Alexandria resident Jennifer Cooper, 38, will celebrate the three-year anniversary of the start of her walk across the United States. To celebrate, she will fly from Alexandria to Wichita, Kansas, where she last left, to continue her trek to Los Angeles.
"I started walking three years ago, July 4, 2009," Cooper said. She said she started at the Lincoln Memorial with a 54-pound back pack strapped to her and with a plan to walk to Los Angeles in one trip.
The first leg of her walk ended in Pittsburgh due to injury, according to Cooper.
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