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Boston's 'Forrest Gump' re-enacting end of cross-country run

Aug. 22, 2018 12:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Before there was "Forrest Gump," there was Dave McGillivray. Gump, the fictitious simpleton played by Tom Hanks in the 1994 Oscar-winning film, trotted across the U.S. because he "just felt like running." McGillivray did the same, but with a singular purpose: Forty years ago this month, he...