REAL LIFE FORREST GUMP!!!

Everyone has (or at least should have) seen Forrest Gump, which is one of Joe's favorite Tom Hanks movies.  Forrest takes off from his front porch and runs 15,000 miles across the United States (which you can see below):

 

Well, now we have a REAL LIFE Forrest Gump... a British guy by the name of Rob Pope, age 39, who not only did it once but FOUR TIMES!!!  He started in Mobile, Alabama and ended in Forrest Gump Point in Utah.  He documented the whole thing on his Instagram page.  He started out with the exact hair cut and outfit that Forrest wore:

 

Visited Bubba Gumps:

 

New Orleans:

 

Louisiana:

 

Texas:

 
 

California:

 

Which is 2,000 miles!!!

 

But he doesn't stop there:

 
 

But it doesn't stop THERE either!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

He trekked across the U.S. several times, easily besting Forrest Gump and raising $30,000 for charity.

 
 

And amazingly enough, made it home in time to witness the birth of his daughter:

 

What a crazy, impressive guy!  Joe wouldn't even attempt Forrest's run, let alone do what this guy did!


-TheDogAndJoeSho

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