|Florida man intent on keeping mule promise to girl|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
DE SOTO, Iowa — A Florida man who is riding a mule across the country to keep a promise to his granddaughter received some help from an Iowa rancher that should speed up the journey.
Randy Tucker, of Ocala, Florida, bought the mule for his 9-year-old granddaughter, Sierra, but a truck taking it to her home in Dubois, Wyoming, broke down last month in Paducah, Kentucky, and the driver left the mule at an animal shelter.
Tucker, 52, decided to take a bus to Paducah, and then begin a slow, roughly 1,500-mile mule ride to Wyoming.
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