By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Homer, California: A man dress as Bearsun is on a walking journey along eastbound Interstate 40 heading towards Needles, California on his journey to New York well raising money for multiple charities.
Better known as ‘Bearsun’ to many fans of followers, 33 year old Jesse Larios has been walking since starting his journey across country to New York City, New York from in the Little Tokyo area of Downtown Los Angeles, California back on Monday, July 5th, 2021.
ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary Lopez was with Bearsun on Sunday, July 18th, 2021 as he walked along eastbound Interstate 40 just east of Water Road in Homer, California.
During the walking, several vehicles stopped along eastbound Interstate 40 to say hello, take pictures and give him cold drinks and snacks.
Many of the people, young and old and even families with children, all pulling along the right shoulder of eastbound Interstate 40 to meet Bearsun.
Just before 7:00 p.m. PT on Sunday, Bearsun stopped to rest from the long journey so far, but plans to continue into the Colorado River desert community of Needles, California by morning on Monday, July 19th, 2021.
ZachNews has learned from the weather radar that light rain is moving into the area, and the National Weather Service in Las Vegas, Nevada reporting a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5:00 a.m. PT on Monday.
As soon as Bearsun begins his journey into Needles, California, ZachNews will be broadcasting live on Facebook his arrival so please stay tuned for the latest information on Bearsun.
Jesse plans to walk along from California towards Chicago, Illinois than heading east towards New York City, New York; all with the goal of raising money for the Autism Society for America, National Breast Cancer Foundation, Active Minds, Villa Esperanza and Environmental Defends through his walking journey.
Jesse has the other walks like this in the past including a walk from San Francisco, California to Los Angeles, California as well as participated in the Los Angeles Marathon in 2019 and 2020.
As in past journeys across the state, people are following Bearsun’s correct journey cross country via social media as well as stopping along the roadway to show their support, taking pictures and giving drinking water.
Despite the extreme heats dress as Bearsun and the long distance walking, Jesse is determined to make it to the east coast and help raise money for several charities that help people and the environment.
*** For more information or if you would like to donate, please go to the I Am Bearsun website: ***
*** You can also follow Bearsun journey via social media: ***
ZachNews and the community thank you for what you are doing, and wish you lots of good luck and safe journey as Bearsun, and hope that a lot of people donations.
ZachNews hopes you show your love and support for Bearsun as he arrives into Needles, California and hope you can donate to the multiple charities Bearsun is raising money for on his journey.