Why this Detroit man doesn’t have to walk 21 miles roundtrip to work anymore


James Robertson, of Detroit, Michigan, walks a total of 21 miles to and from work. Every day. Winter and summer.

His story, which was recently published in the Detroit Free Press, inspired Wayne State University student Evan Leedy to raise money to buy Mr. Robertson a car.

Leedy created a Go Fund Me account  for Robertson on Feb. 1. His goal was to raise $5,000. But in less than one day, he has raised more than $85,000 from more than 2,000 donors. The money will be used to buy Robertson a car, pay for car insurance, and provide him with financial services to help manage what’s left from the donations. READ MORE.