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Veteran to run 22 hours on Belle Isle to raise awareness for veteran suicides

DETROIT – Ben Davis is a Metro Detroit military veteran who has overcome tremendous injuries to defy the doctors who said he couldn’t walk normally again.

Monday, Veteran’s Day, Davis is running for 22 hours to raise money to help other veterans.

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Davis chose that number because, according to a 2013 study, an average of 22 veterans die by suicide each day.

If you or someone you know is struggling, click here for suicide prevention resources.

Davis has been training for months for the 22-hour run on Belle Isle. He’s hoping to raise $220,000

Click here to support Davis’ mission.


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