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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- You've heard of wearing your heart on your sleeve. This woman carries hers on her back.

To show her support for the troops, Donna Street is walking from Miami to Washington D.C. with a six-foot inflatable soldier on her back.

Street was walking through Jacksonville on Tuesday.

"I have this proud protector and I'm really proud to be out here carrying him on my back," Street said. "That's what the military has done for us is carried us on their backs."

She will be walking the 1,500 miles up U.S. 1. Here what motivates Donna Street in this web extra video.

Donna Street talks about her walk from Miami to Washington D.C. carrying an inflatable soldier on her back in support of our troops. First Coast News

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