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Press Photo by Royal McGregor Joshua Nielsen, a 22-year-old from North Yarmouth, Maine, stands next to his 1991 Volvo called "Betsy" on Wednesday in The Dickinson Press parking lot. He is traveling across the country from his hometown to Alaska. He transformed his car into a house. He's been in Dickinson for the last two weeks and plans to next travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Nielsen is on a journey from his hometown of North Yarmouth, Maine, to Alaska


Joshua Nielsen knew what he wanted for the rest of his life before he stepped foot in high school.

The 22-year-old from North Yarmouth, Maine, is on a journey that isn't for the faint of heart. He's traveled nearly 2,800 miles from his hometown and has been working the last two weeks in Dickinson.

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