Jersey Shore brothers, bartenders walking across country for restaurant industry

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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Two Jersey Shore brothers and bartenders who were impacted by the pandemic decided to instrumentality enactment to rise wealth for chap edifice workers.

Right now, they're walking crossed America connected a travel to assistance their industry, and they're astir halfway there.

Aiden and Louis Ardine near Asbury Park connected May 1.

They spoke to america from Omaha, Nebraska: 1,200 miles into their 3,000-mile journey.

With each step, each state, the brothers are helping edifice workers struggling to enactment afloat.

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"It's been an highly hard twelvemonth and a half, and you don't cognize the obstacles radical person faced and the challenges they're inactive dealing with," Aiden says. "We realized that we could locomotion crossed America and benignant of prosecute this situation for ourselves, learning astir America and helping radical successful the work industry. It was ace important for us."

At each measurement of the journey, they're gathering the radical they're helping and proceeding their stories of spot and resilience.

That includes a halt close present successful Philadelphia.

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"We are feeling great," Louis says. "Every time we consciousness a small spot stronger. And honestly, the magnitude of enactment that we get is truthful tremendous and unbelievable. Some radical bring america water, immoderate radical conscionable springiness america food, immoderate radical fto america enactment successful their yards oregon adjacent enactment successful their houses."

So far, they've met their extremity of $30,000, and they're astir halfway to the Redwood National Forest successful California.

They've walked done utmost heat, storms, tornado warnings and adjacent faced disconnected against immoderate rambunctious raccoons successful Ohio.

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