Do you remember your first bike? That feeling of freedom when the training wheels came off?

Well, an effort has been launched to make that dream a reality for children in our area with special needs.

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The children’s charity, Variety, kicked off the “My Bike” program on Monday, Nov. 5, with the help of Gov. Tom Corbett and some major corporate sponsors.

The special bikes cost about $1,800 each. The charity already has funding for 51 bikes.

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But it wants to fund 200 bikes for kids by Christmas.

It’s also looking for kids who need bikes.

For more information, click the links below:

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