PHOTO: Kids hitch a ride with an uncommon steed - an African tortoise

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PHOTO: Kids hitch a ride with an uncommon steed - an African tortoise

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Published Wednesday, January 30, 2013   |  74 Words  |  

Halle Tran, 4, stands beside brother Nathan, 6, as he takes a quick ride Wednesday on Gerry, a 35-year-old African tortoise, on a grassy patch off Sea Island Parkway on Lady's Island. Gerry's owner, Randy "The Turtle Man" Gallagher of Sunset Beach, N.C., stopped to let Gerry stretch his legs. To see the tortoise in action, go to: blogs.islandpacket.com/lowcountrylens