Eleven-Year-Old Walks Thousands of Miles in Europe to Visit Grandmother During Pandemic

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Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go! 

We all know the nursery rhyme, but one 11-year-old boy in Italy lived it by walking through entire countries to get to his grandma’s house. 

Romeo Cox spent his summer walking from Palermo, Sicily to London, England and going through Switzerland and France to get there. He embarked on this journey with his dad because he wanted to see his granny during the pandemic. 

But that’s not the only reason Romeo laced up his sneakers and hit the road! Romeo joined Currents News from Italy to share what happened on this trek. And if you’d like to donate to Romeo’s cause, go to justgiving.com/fundraising/romeosbigjourney