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Man walking from Bakersfield to LA in support of those without health insurance

Santiago Nieto, wearing the jacket and hat, begins his 150-mile journey from Bakersfield, Calif., to Los Angeles on Monday, April 23, 2018, to bring awareness to low-income people who don't have health coverage. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

A 61-year-old man is walking 150 miles over five days from Bakersfield to Los Angeles to bring attention to the plight of low-income people living without health insurance.

Santiago Nieto will end his journey Friday at the Mexican Consulate in L.A.

Nieto is walking in support of CSF Medical Non-Profit Foundation, which helps cover all or some of the cost of surgery for people who lack resources so they can continue to be productive members of society.

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