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How a texting and driving tragedy drives one father’s educational mission

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Dr. Robert Okerblom chose to honor the death of his son through an immense journey—biking from San Diego, California to St. Augustine, Florida, in a matter of just two months. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Krissy McLarty had an opportunity to speak with the father who advocated against texting and driving, each loving mile along the way.

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