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Benicia teen walks hours to and from work, until cop steps in

Published Friday March 3

…foot each day since July, after the timing belt and an engine valve on his 2001 Volvo had broken.

By now, the story hardly needs telling among Jourdan Duncan’s family and friends.

Late one night last Sep the young person had been walking back to his parents’ home from work, a seven-mile trip from Benicia to Vallejo, Calif.

Duncan had been making the long commute on foot each day since Jul after the timing belt and an engine valve on his 2001 Volvo had broken. Without enough money for repairs, he at 1st got a few rides from friends and co-workers – but soon decided he would try to walk to avoid burdening others.

To me, it was like a challenge to see if I was willing to do whatever it takes to get to work, Duncan, now nineteen told The WA Post then.

Article length: About 460 words.
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