Pensioner returns back to UK after 8,000 mile hitchhike

Mike Howitt, a pensioner from Leicestershire, has arrived back in the UK after an 8,000 mile hitchhike.

The 80-year-old hitchhiked from Leicester to Cape Town in memory of his dead wife.

Wesley Smith went to meet him on his return.


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