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Wisconsin doctor raises awareness for mental health with 50 consecutive 5Ks in 50 states

A doctor from Delafield recently completed an epic journey across the country raising awareness of an important issue at each stop. Dr. Adel Korkor is a nephrologist from the Waukesha area with a passion for the issue of mental health.

Last weekend, Dr. Korkor completed his fiftieth 5K race in fifty days, each completed in a different state.

Dr. Korkor says what we are experiencing is an epidemic. Mental health is now the second-leading cause of disability in the United States and suicide rates are at a 30-year high.

On CBS 58 Sunday Morning, Jacob Kittilstad showed just how far Dr. Korkor will go to let those who are suffering know they are not alone.

Click here to learn more about the five-fifty-fifty run/walk series.

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