Person in bear costume passes through Miami Valley on charity walk from Los Angeles to New York City

Some people in the Miami Valley may have spotted a person in a bear costume walking through the area this week.

Jeanette Nance at Greenon High School shared a photo of Bearsun Thursday.

The bear, Bearsun, is a Japanese anime-style teddy bear. The person behind the suit is in the progress of walking from Los Angeles to New York City for a good cause.

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The walk is raising money for organizations benefitting five different causes: disabled communities, cancer research, mental health, autism, and environmental efforts.

As of Friday evening, Bearsun made it to West Virginia. On social media, Bearsun said they made it the 248 miles in Ohio in 8 days.

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