Tommy Dillinger is a local guy and retired member of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
He's a super active guy who developed Parkinson's disease at a really young age.
A few months ago he had brain surgery to help him with walking/balance, shaking and he is going to hike across the country. Tommy is getting support from law enforcement/fire people along the way for lodging at night and assistance . He is raising money from the Michael J Fox foundation to aid in research and cure for Parkinson's Disease.
You can help here