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Man Walks 525 Miles From Philadelphia To Boston In Late Son's Honor

BOSTON (CBS) - Last year, Denis Asselin's 24-year-old son took his own life.

The 24-year-old suffered from a body dysmorphic disorder.

In his son's honor and memory, Denis walked from Philadelphia to Boston, a distance of 525 miles.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Kim Tunnicliffe reports.

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Along the way, he visited schools, clinics and medical facilities to spread the word about this disorder.

In addition to raising awareness, he has also raised $17,000 for research.

His walk came to an end Thursday in Boston, but his efforts will not end.

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