Big Jim sets out for long journey

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Kayla was live with Jim Downs where he is on his journey through America.

"Big" Jim started at the Panama City Rescue Mission and will walk across the Appalachian Trail, up to Canada.

Big Jim's Walk is for addiction awareness, in honor of his late friend.

For more information, view Kayla's interview and be sure to follow his journey with us on NewsChannel 7 TODAY.