Ride Salutes the Generosity of an Organ Donor

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Wayne Wiederhold, right, and his sister, kidney donor Wendy Wiederhold
Wayne Wiederhold, right, and his sister, kidney donor Wendy Wiederhold

Lake Forest resident Wayne Wiederhold, 56, set out on a bicycle to ride across the country Sunday, June 24, and started by dipping his wheel in the Pacific Ocean at Main Beach.

Wiederhold plans to combine his ride with making a documentary about the United States by interviewing small town mayors along the way to New York City.

He also envisions his ride as a fundraising drive for the National Kidney Foundation that honors his sister Wendy Wiederhold. She donated a kidney last year to their niece, Beyelica Wilson.

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