British rower describes his 1,000-mile journey

By on May 3, 2012

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Lewis Colam, a 24-year-old from England, is rowing a 15-foot open boat from Miami to New York City raising money for Alzheimer’s research.

This week he stopped on the Outer Banks, having traveled 1,000 miles so far, with 400 miles to go.

To read more about his trip, and donate online to the Fischer Center and International Alzheimer’s Research, visit

Colam visited Thursday with Mark and Autumn during the 94.5 WCMS Morning Show, where he talked about the journey, including a chance meeting in Savannah with celebrity chef Paula Deen.

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