Man bikes across Midwest for education

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) – For one man from Indiana, a journey to raise educational awareness has taken him a long way.

Adrian de la Vega’s goal is to bike to every state capitol in the midwest…and eventually, the country.

His mission is to start conversations about how the education system in the U.S. can be improved. For example, teaching more practical skills…like financing and maintaining mental health…for grades K-12.

Wednesday morning, he left from Champaign for Springfield.

He caught up with WCIA 3’s Emily Braun along the way.

His next trip after this will be to Jefferson City, Missouri.

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