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Walking with Leila Dockery 

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BRIAN CHILSON
RAIN OR SHINE: Leila Dockery, who has walked every street in every neighborhood in Little Rock, said she enjoys being outdoors no matter what kind of weather Little Rock is having, including on this rainy morning.
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WALKING WITH PURPOSE: Leila Dockery said her campaign to walk every street in the city, despite being a large undertaking, was a leisurely one that she completed at her own pace.
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A NEW SENSE OF THE CITY: Leila Dockery crosses I-630 on Commerce Street. She said her walks have helped her learn about Little Rock's many neighborhoods and landscapes.
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THE VIEW FROM THE SIDEWALK: Leila Dockery passes a home on Commerce Street during a morning walk. Dockery said she's enjoyed seeing how the styles and ages of homes change in different Little Rock neighborhoods.
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PRAYER THROUGH MOVEMENT: Leila Dockery said she often prays during her walks and uses the time to reflect on the needs of her community and the neighborhoods she journeys through.
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A JOURNEY COMPLETED: In a three-year period, Leila Dockery has now walked at least 1,124.23 miles, which is the approximate number of street miles in Little Rock — not including interstates, interstate access ramps, alleys and private streets.
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MAPPING PROGRESS: Leila Dockery sits at her kitchen table and looks at her city map that documents her journey.
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THE VIEW FROM THE SIDEWALK: Leila Dockery passes a home on Commerce Street during a morning walk. Dockery said she's enjoyed seeing how the styles and ages of homes change in different Little Rock neighborhoods.

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