LDS longboarders travel 650-mile California coastline to raise money for orphans

The 650-mile trip from Santa Rosa, Calif., to San Diego can seem lengthy — especially when traveling by longboard.

A year ago, Mason Bennett called up his cousin, Kenton Durfee, with a proposition.

“Want to longboard the California coastline for orphans?” Bennett asked.

Bennett, a 23-year-old Brigham Young University student, and Durfee, a 23-year-old Brigham Young University-Idaho student, traveled down the West Coast to raise funds for an organization called Bridge of Love, a charity that supports abandoned and orphaned children in Romania, placing them in foster homes in their native country (and online at www.bridgeofloveromania.com).

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