222 mile walk to aid Army Ranger who lost his legs in Afghanistan

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(CNN) - A 222-mile walk is being organized for an Army Ranger who lost his legs during an IED attack in Afghanistan.

Corporal Joshua Hargis's brother-in-law is organizing the event.

the goal is to raise 100-thousand dollars for Hargis and his family to make sure he can get around.

The wounded soldier also has a baby on the way.

Sgt. Patrick Griffith:  “I said what we can do to honor our brother-in-law. And the walk came about and it was a huge adventure. I've gotten so much input from family and friends. It grew into let's walk from my EOD shop at Ft. Stewart to The National Infantry Museum at Ft. Benning. And its 222 miles and we're going to do it in 17 days."

If you'd like more information on the walk, click on The Warriors Walk.
The Warrior's Walk from Fort Stewart Georgia to Fort Benning, George starts February 17th.