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This Maryland retiree donates bicycles to Afghan refugees

Manuel Vera works on the chain of a donated bicycle (Héctor Alejandro Arzate / WAMU/DCist)
Manuel Vera works on the chain of a donated bicycle (Héctor Alejandro Arzate / WAMU/DCist)

Manuel Vera picked up a hobby after he retired: Fixing bikes so he can donate them to community members — including Afghans that have recently arrived in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Héctor Alejandro Arzate of WAMU brings us the story of the self-described “bike dude.”

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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