Man pushing giant globe across country to raise awareness for diabetes
GLYNDON, Minn. - It's not every day you see a man walking with a 6-foot globe and a dog tethered to his waist.
But Erik Bendl and his canine companion, Nice, have a healthy cause.
With more than 3,000 miles of roadway in 26 states under his feet, Bendl is making his fifth cross-country trip in hopes of educating people about diabetes, a disease that killed his mom when she was 54.
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