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Galloping Through America

June 4, 2002
By: Julie Kroenig
State Capital Bureau

Men with a mission came galloping through Jefferson City today. Julie Kroenig has the story.

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Ride for America, a group on horseback who are riding through the country to raise funds for terrorist victims, stopped at the capitol.

They left Oklahoma City on April 19, seven years after it was bombed and plan to reach New York City on September 11, one year after the attack.

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Contents: 9-11 was a spiritual event for me and I found myself with a good group of people and now were riding to New York City.

Lieutenant Governor Joe Maxwell presented them with a proclomation congratulating their effort.

The group plans to ride through St. Louis on the way to their next stop in Vandalia, Illinois.

Date: June 4, 2002

By: Julie Kroenig

State Capital Bureau

A group got on their horses to raise money for victims of terrorists. Julie Kroenig has more from Jefferson City.

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Ride 4 America, has saddled up and are horseback riding across America.

They stopped at the capitol in Jefferson City to receive a proclomation from Lieutenant Governor Joe Maxwell.

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Contents: the governor congratulates you.

They left Oklahoma City on April 19, seven years after the bombing and plan on reaching New York City on September 11, 2002.

By collecting donations along the way, they plan on raising funds for children of the victims of terrorists.

They plan to ride through St. Louis on their way to their next stop, Vandailia, Illinois.

Julie Kroenig for CBS News, Jefferson City, Missouri.

Date: June 4, 2002

By: Julie Kroenig

State Capital Bureau

They left Oklahoma City one and a half months ago, they made it to Jefferson City, Missouri today. Julie Kroenig has more.

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Ride 4 America, a group riding horseback from Oklahoma City to New York City, stopped at the state Capitol.

Lieutenant Governor Joe Maxwell greeted them with a proclomation from the governor.

They hope their ride will inspire others to donate funds.

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Contents: We are raising money for kids and others that we have listed on our website.

They left Oklahoma City seven years to the day of the bomb and are reaching New York City one year after it was attacked.

The group plans to ride through St. Louis on the way to their next stop, Vandailia, Illinois.

Julie Kroenig for CBS News, Jefferson City, Missouri.


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