For 95-Year-old Who Loves to Walk, Neighbors Along the Mile Set Out...

For 95-Year-old Who Loves to Walk, Neighbors Along the Mile Set Out Chairs Just For Him

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Neighbors help each other out in a number of ways – but this entire community has come together for their 95-year-old neighbor Harvey Djerf.

Djerf, who is a retired biology teacher and WWII veteran, loves to walk. He loves walking so much, in fact, he has walked the same 1 mile route twice a day for the last 65 years.

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Djerf says that he is addicted to his routine because he has always felt like an antsy person. Plus, since his wife is confined to a nursing home after she suffered a stroke last year, hanging out with the neighbors is a good way to pass the time.

His neighbors in the Plymouth, Minnesota are no strangers to his habit – but as Djerf got older, however, they started setting out chairs along his route so he could sit and take a rest.

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Since Djerf is popular amongst the locals, they will often come out and say hi to the veteran whenever he sits down.

He isn’t just fun to talk to, either – he is great inspiration for everyone to get out and exercise.

“They say when they see Harvey go by twice a day, they figured they should get out and walk themselves. So maybe I’m having a good effect on some people,” Djerf told CBS News.

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