By Candice Monhollan, Daily Local News, 4/07/16
In an effort to raise awareness about gun violence in the United States and in remembrance of the Sandy Hook massacre, bicyclists will be stopping in West Chester on their way to the nation’s capital on Sunday.
The Team 26, a group of 26 cyclists, will ride from Newtown, Conn., and spend three days traveling south through six states before finishing in Washington, D.C.
After a rally in Philadelphia in the afternoon, the riders will make a short stop at the Holiday Inn Express in West Chester on Sunday around 5 p.m.
“They’re going to Washington to lobby legislators and along the way, they’re stopping in various places to raise awareness and attract attention,” said Tom Buglio, director of the Chester County Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence.
The 26-member team represents the 26 innocent lives lost in a school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012….
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