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Firefighters cycle across the U.S. to honor the fallen

Three-hundred and forty-three firemen lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.

Eleven current and retired firefighters are bicycling across America to ensure those 343 colleagues are not forgotten.

Led by retired firefighter Darrell Sales, the Bay to Brooklyn project riders departed Santa Clara, California, Aug. 1 and will arrive at Ground Zero, Sept. 9.

The group rode to Eugene, Oregon, before veering east, traveling through Idaho and Wyoming. In Nebraska, they have followed U.S. Highway 20 and passed through Orchard and Royal, Aug. 20.

Sales said the first goal for the participants is to connec...

 

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