Orlando-area mayor plans to ride raft from Cuba to U.S.

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DEBARY, FL - Now that the U.S. is offering flights to Cuba, a mayor near Orlando plans to buy a one-way ticket and row his way back to Florida on a raft he plans to build.

DeBary mayor Clint Johnson says he wants to know what men, women, and children go through to get to American soil.

He plans to document the 90-mile journey with a GoPro camera and a selfie stick.  There's no telling how long the trip will take due to variable weather conditions.  Hopefully with two GPS devices Johnson won't end up a castaway.

As crazy as it sounds, this isn't the first time Johnson has gone the extra mile to make a point on issues such as immigration.  He rode a bike from Tallahassee to Key West to promote nature trails.

Like they say, whatever floats your boat.

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