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Longview Easter tradition continues with carrying of cross

LONGVIEW, Texas (KLTV) – An East Texas Easter tradition continues with a re-enactment of the carrying of the cross on this Good Friday.

In Longview, David Bellinger has re-enacted the story of Jesus carrying his cross to his own crucifixion for the past 18 years.

Wearing traditional clothing and a crown of thorns, Bellinger walks along Highway 80 for three miles.

Greeting passing motorists along the way, Bellinger talks about why he started doing the walk.

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