Throughout the land 26,501,443 motor vehicles run up and down, back and forth, along highways and byways. Along the thoroughfares march an army of hitchhikers, men, women and children soliciting free rides. Particularly plentiful are hitchhikers in Virginia and North Carolina, on whose fine ribbons of concrete walking is easy for travelers going South for the Winter, North for the Summer. Unlike the walkers of Germany who are out for the sport of pedestrianism and who want no rides, unlike the troops of unemployed in England who move from town to town...

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