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Florida man is making headlines again and this time for attempting to “walk on water. ”

Yup, you read that right. The man, identified as Reza Baluchi of Central Florida, built a cylindrical floating contraption with the goal of traveling from St. Augustine to New York, according to the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office.

But instead some complications brought him back to shore.

Baluchi told Fox News, “My goal is to not only raise money for homeless people, raise money for the Coast Guard, raise money for the police department, raise money for the fire department. They are in public service, they do it for safety and they help other people.”

If the name sounds familiar it could be because this isn’t the first time Baluchi has taken device out onto the water. He’s been rescued several times in previous years after setting off in similar trips.

𝐔𝐏𝐃𝐀𝐓𝐄: 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐨𝐜𝐜𝐮𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐝𝐯𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐞𝐟𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐭. 𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐚 𝐲𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐘𝐨𝐫𝐤, 𝐛𝐮𝐭 𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐞 𝐚𝐜𝐫𝐨𝐬𝐬 𝐬𝐨𝐦𝐞...

Posted by Flagler County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, July 24, 2021

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