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Barber walks from Fremont to Menlo Park on 79th birthday

On Saturday, Jym Marks, owner of Markstyle Barber Salon, plans to walk 12 miles from his home in Fremont to his barber shop at 828 Willow Road in Menlo Park, in celebration of his 79th birthday. This is his fifth birthday walk, starting at age 75.

He said he will be joined by three of his children and nine grandchildren from Long Beach and Texas. He will also be joined by members of San Jose Fire and Ice Ski Club and the Betty Boobs walk team for breast cancer awareness.

On the last mile of the walk, he will be accompanied by Delmar (Pops) Hopkins of Oklahoma, who is 105.

The walk starts at 7 a.m. And is expected to take four or five hours.

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