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2 Marines canoeing down Mississippi River make stop in Cape Girardeau

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Two Marines are canoeing down the Mississippi River and stopped in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Thursday, August 4.

Andrew Sinclair is a Cape Girardeau native. He and Coleman Elliot started their canoeing trip down the river on July 6.

Friends for about 10 years now, they met when they were stationed in Hawaii.

Since serving in the Marines, the two have come up with unique adventures every six months or so to bring them back together.

"I wouldn't do it with anybody else, he's the only person that, well one, would keep up and two, is willing to do everything that I drag him into," Coleman said. "I can't imagine being stuck with somebody else for 60 days or something. That'd be miserable."

One month down and about another month to go. Their stop in Cape Girardeau is the halfway point of their journey.

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