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Sam Benshoof/FOCUS 75-year-old Doc Mishler, riding horses cross-country to raise awareness of starving children, stayed in NY Mills on Thursday night.

A cross-country cowboy; 75-year-old man arrives in NY Mills to spread message

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Dolly Tumberg at Mills Lanes in New York Mills had an unusual, well-traveled visitor last Thursday night.

Doc Mishler, a 75-year-old man traveling across the country on horseback, stopped in to spend the night on Tumberg's lawn.


Mishler left Dayton Beach, Fla., on March 14, bound for Winnipeg, Manitoba with his three horses, Chief Spirit, Justice and Charity. Mishler plans on visiting the Hutterite community located in Winnipeg.

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