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One girl’s project: biking four,300 miles around the U.S. in…

It was a gray, rainy day as Alana Murphy and Joy Bittner rode out of New York City on their long-haul trucking bicycles with little more than a tent, sleeping bags and some clothes. As they embarked on a journey across the United States to speak with refugees, the Statue of Liberty stood tall in the distance — a reminder of where so many immigrants started their own pilgrimage. Murphy, an Oak Park native, had made it her mission to bike more than 4,300 miles from coast […]

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