'Carry the Load' team heads cross country to honor military, first responders

- Follow Carry the Load teams as they make their way across the country over the next month, restoring the true meaning of Memorial Day.

The east coast team is expected to arrive in Charlotte on Saturday.

The non-profit organization provides active ways to honor the military, law enforcement, firefighters and rescue personnel who dedicate their lives to keeping our country safe, according to their website.

Participants are encouraged to form teams to walk in respect for the fallen, and to fundraise among friends, families and coworkers.

View the east coast map and progress as the relay makes it's way from Boston to Texas.

Click here to find relays all over the country.

Carry the Load Facebook and Twitter.

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