To honor Harriet Tubman and others, this 165-mile 'Walk to Freedom' traces South Jersey Underground Railroad routes
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The wind was whipping, and the sun was still bright when Ken Johnston and Deborah Price started a 165-mile "Walk to Freedom" from the beach at Cape May, New Jersey, at the Sunset Pavilion Saturday afternoon. They are walking to Burlington, New Jersey, in a "segment-walk" over the next several weekends and expect to finish by May 8. "The goal is to resurrect the voices and memories of the people who history has forgotten, and to recognize the families that were separated and reunited by their love for each other and their quest for freedom," said Johnston, who lives in West Philadelphia, near C...