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Round 2 of democratic debates

…majority wins again! Still heading south!

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Prayers of the Grandchildren

Dear Jesus, help Grampa not to feel scared on his bike. Help Grampa to remember all the Grandkids. Help Grampa to make lots of money for the children. Amen. -JT

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Democracy rules

25% of our team really wants a slight route and schedule change. But we gotta go with the majority.

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Bike lane

Arvid is cycling on Hwy 27 which has sections of a separate, very nice bike lane. Very impressive.

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July 3 stats

Arvid cycled 365 km. It was a day of interruptions; ‘no bikes on a bridge’ sign. wrong turn (2 km), thunderstorm, road closure and detour due to police presence, and (our first) flat on the bike. In spite of all

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Florida thunderstorm

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Looks like Arvid is going to get caught in this storm

Just moments before the storm hit Arvid donned his rain jacket.

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Triple A Q&A

Thank you for your question, Stan. Question: what are the Top 3 Funniest things your Grandkids have said to you or about you? Arvid’s answer: when we asked Arvid your question, he could not come up with anything humorous in

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Prayers of the Grandchildren

Dear God, where is Grampa? He is biking. Please keep him safe from the bears and coyotes and birdies and cows and horses and deer and puppies and baby elephants. Amen. -W

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Welcome to Florida!!

A surreal moment. We have made it to the Florida border. 906.2 km to go! Florida. The Sunshine State. YAY!!!

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Georgia Gems

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July 2 stats

Arvid covered 397 km. Your prayers for safety are so appreciated. Yesterday we certainly sensed them. We were on a very busy highway with high traffic volume and no shoulder. There was simply nowhere for the bike. After two near

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Early morning routine

Each morning Juergen scampers up the ladder to switch our rooftop flashing hazard lights on. Arvid enjoys his 4:10 am breakfast.

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Georgia Sky

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Found a free parking spot. I wonder why….

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Arvid's Location

Track Arvid through the Spot device he carries with him by clicking here.

Prayer Requests

June 15: As the ride begins, pray that we will have strength equal to the task ahead!

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About MCF

Charles Mulli is a former street child from the slums of Kenya. He became extremely successful in business, but then God called him to give it all up and care for the orphaned and abandoned children still on the streets in Kenya. Charles Mulli is the founder and CEO of Mully Children's Family. To learn more about MCF, click here.

Arvid's Role

God has called me (Arvid) to be an ambassador for Mully Children's Family. I have chosen to use ultramarathon cycling as my platform from which to fulfill this calling. You can follow my ride, here, at www.grandpascan.com/ride. To read more about me and my story, click here.

Donate

I am asking you to help. I am trying to raise funds for the ongoing and capital expenses for the child mothers program at MCF. This program provides the critical life skills the young mothers need. To learn more about donating, click here.

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