La Grange native takes cross country trip on Harley

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by WHAS11.com

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 9, 2014 at 6:04 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jun 10 at 9:19 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A La Grange native and World War II Marine is taking a cross country trip  on his motorcycle and on Monday he made a stop in Kentuckiana. 

E. Bruce Heilman is riding his Harley from Richmond, Va. to Fairbanks, Alaska for his 88th birthday and on Monday he stopped to meet with friends at the La Grange Cracker Barrel.

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He continues to take a trip on his Harley for his birthday every year; for his 84th birthday he rode to California.

But this one to Alaska is his longest one yet!

This is the 49th state he will have traveled to and he plans to make it to all 50!
 

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