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The bike.

The bike she got for her 5th birthday sat under the car port for a year because she was too scared to ride it because she was too short to reach the pedals.

Like a boss, she got on it this morning and found herself able to reach the pedals. I let her bike down to Nan's house unassisted and she was up and down Ma's drive way this morning. TAC has walk ways that made her dreams come true and she rode around the campus for the 3 hours we were there this afternoon.

Good times.

Comments

Me said…
Maybe we can go on a little ride together. She looks so proud of herself! <3
Melissa said…
Yaaaaaa. The freedom on a bike is amazing

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