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French man rides bike across US to raise money for rare disease
Posted: 05.09.2013 at 5:29 PM
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A French man has embarked on a trip across the United States, on a bicycle, to raise money for family member.

BOWLING GREEN -- A French man has embarked on a trip across the United States, on a bicycle, to raise money for family member.

Jo Le Bouter had make it to Bowling Green, Ohio by Wednesday but plans to travel all the way to San Francisco.

The 62-year-old started his trip in New York City and is biking to raise money for research that will benefit his niece's son.

He suffers from a rare genetic disorder called Wolfram Syndrome that causing diabetes, blindness and deafness.

If you would like to help Le Bouter raise money you can make contributions on his blog.