On August 29, the Ohio segment of the "SOS! Earthwalk" started in Cincinnati, the state's most southern city. The participants plan to walk to the north for 20 days, covering a distance of 360 miles, passing 52 towns along the way, and arriving at the last stop, Cleveland, on September 19. Four people, including a western practitioner, will walk the complete distance. More practitioners will participate by relay and other methods.

At 12:00pm, about 20 practitioners held a press conference at the Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati. Local newspapers and the NBC TV station conducted interviews. At 2:00pm, the walk across Ohio officially started...

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