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Refugees in Lexington receive new bikes

Hubert Masheka (center, of the Democratic Republic of Congo) attached his new bicycle to a bicycle rack (similar to the ones used on busses) while his 12-year-old daughter Sophie watched after the Bluegrass Cycling Club donated bicycles to refugees who have recently resettled in Lexington on Saturday, November 9, 2013. Photo by Mark Ashley
Hubert Masheka (center, of the Democratic Republic of Congo) attached his new bicycle to a bicycle rack (similar to the ones used on busses) while his 12-year-old daughter Sophie watched after the Bluegrass Cycling Club donated bicycles to refugees who have recently resettled in Lexington on Saturday, November 9, 2013. Photo by Mark Ashley Herald-Leader

Refugees from other countries now living in Lexington got donated bikes Saturday from the Bluegrass Cycling Club. After a safety and maintenance class and getting their bicycles, refugees and volunteers went outside to get some practical training and experience on the bikes. Photos by Mark Ashley

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