The father of a serving soldier is about to try and kayak the entire length of the United States - on his own. 55 year old Wayne O'Brien from Warrington flies out tomorrow to begin his mammoth trek.
He's doing it all in aid of Help for Heroes and he's been talking to reporter Mel Barham.
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