‘The Ride’ By Karen Mooney

Peter spends one afternoon visiting his niece Connie. He tells her an amazing story of an adventure he
had when he was the same age as she is now.
His story begins as a sickly boy, with no friends other than his older sister. His father is determined that
his son will get better and buys him a bicycle to help build his strength. Peter with his father’s help
learns to ride and feels a sense of freedom he has never known before. When he proves to his father
that he is a capable rider he’s given permission to go to the park a few blocks from his home alone. His
parents hope he will meet new friends and begin to have a normal life.
What he does find is the exact opposite. Peter is confronted by the local gang of trouble makers that
want to take his bike. He is able to break free of them and rides off away from his tormentors.
During his escape he is somehow transported to another place in time and finds himself on the
adventure of a lifetime
It’s a great story with endless potential for other adventures to follow. Take a chance and go for a ride

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