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War veterans cycle across the country for 9/11 charity

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A crowd welcomed 16 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans turned Wall Street bankers after they finished a cross-country bike ride for charity Sunday afternoon.

The 16 bikers began their ride on September 22 from Camp Pendleton in San Diego to the World Trade Center Memorial, taking them over 3,200 miles in the process. 

The riders received an NYPD escort and ceremony at the WTC Memorial. 

The cyclist helped raise $1 million in scholarships for children of fallen service members.     

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