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Cross Country Running Father and Son Team Run Across America to Promote GMO-Free Living
Date:12/30/2013

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013

Inspired by son David's desire to run across the nation and fueled by their passion to ensure that the nation's food supply is GMO-free, healthy and sustainable, the Wilcox family of Alaska launches an Indiegogo campaign to raise the 45,000 dollars needed to fund the family's transcontinental running dream. The cross country running father and son team of Brett and David will do the running, with mom Kris and daughter Olivia manning the team's crew in the trek from Huntington Beach, California through Washington, D.C. and on to the Atlantic.

The Wilcox family counts on the publicity gained from their run to promote the importance of sustainable agriculture, seed freedom and the right to know about GMO ingredients in food. David, himself a regional cross-country champion, will be only the second 15-year-old ever to make the transcontinental run, while Brett and David will be the first father and teen son team to run across the U.S. Through meetings, presentations and media interviews, the Wilcox family will show people why they absolutely need to know what is in their food and why giant corporations are dictating the future of America's agricultural industry to the detriment of its animals, people and land.

Starting out in Huntington Beach, California on January 18th, the Wilcox family will visit farms and farmers across the nation to document their stories and experiences. The team will talk with people about genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Roundup, and patented seeds, bringing attention to the risks facing the nation's food supply and the health of its citizens. The team will continue running through Saint Louis, Missouri to the world headquarters of Monsanto, o
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