A million strokes

A million strokes
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — Ask Matthew “Mississippi” Burdine where on God’s green earth he is, and he’ll tell you, “On the river.”He got to camp late yesterday, around dusk. It was on a small island in the Mississippi River about 30 miles east of Davenport, Iowa. He gathered some wood and built a fire while we talked.When he started 90 days ago, canoeing the 2,300-mile length of the Mississippi River seemed like a good idea. It still does. He has about 60 days to go.When he started he called the effort “A Million Strokes,” because he figured that’s about how many times …

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