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Walk for Peace and Unity planned Sunday

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Kaden Lebray will hold a Walk for Peace and Unity this Sunday beginning at the Wilson County Courthouse.

According to Lebray, formerly known as Kason Cheek, the event will begin at 4 p.m.

Walkers will gather and walk around the block via Goldsboro, Green and Tarboro streets before venturing along Nash Street to Ritchie’s Automotive and Cycle Connection, then return to the courthouse.

“I desire peace and unity among the human families,” said Lebray, a 2007 graduate of Hunt High School.

Lebray played basketball for the University of Mount Olive and later played for the National Basketball League of Canada.

“This is a moment. This is not a white or black or green or purple. This is a human family thing,” Lebray said. “There is no bias in this. This is all for the greater good of the human family. I am focused on my commitment to restoring unity amongst the human family, which is the reason I changed my name as a solidification to my new calling in life.”

The point of this event is not to raise funds, Lebray said.

“This will be to set the tone and to break the ice,” he said.

Cosponsors of the event include John Ferguson, of Chick-fil-A, Bob Rearden, of Sanlar Enterprizes, Lisa Lewis, teacher at Hunt High School and JoAnne Woodard, founder at Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education.

“I have a strong desire to unify the people,” Lebray said.

For more information, call Lebray at 919-437-8458.

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