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Double amputee biker crossing Wyo. on fundraiser

Posted: Monday, Jul 8th, 2013

LARAMIE A man without arms is crossing Wyoming on a cross-country bicycle tour to raise money for a boy born without hands or forearms.

Hector Picard lost his entire right arm and half of his left after being electrocuted in 1992 while working in Hollywood, Fla. He went on to become a triathlete and is biking from Miami to Washington state to help pay for prosthetic arms for 1-year-old Jameson Davis, of Spokane, Wash.

Picard stopped in Laramie last week, where he spoke to firefighters and police officers and was escorted by fire trucks as he left for Rawlins.

I owe my life to people like yourselves, he told them.

For the complete article see the 07-09-2013 issue.

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