LIer chronicles 3,500-mile charity bicycle ride

Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, video blogged

Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, video blogged at each rest stop along his 3,500-mile trek across the country over the summer to raise money for Friendship Circle, an international Jewish organization that fosters friendships between teens and children with disabilities. Photo Credit: Handout

Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, video-blogged at each rest stop along his 3,500-mile trek across the country over the summer to raise money for Friendship Circle, an international Jewish organization that fosters friendships between teens and children with disabilities.

From left, Sholom Jaeger, 20, of Denver, Colo.,
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From left, Sholom Jaeger, 20, of Denver, Colo., Seth Nayowitz, 24, of Teaneck, N.J., Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, Shmuly Lazaroff, 24, a native of Houston, Texas, Benyomin Cylich, 18, of Melbourne, Australia, and Yossi Kahan, 22, stopped at the Colorado sand dunes in between biking 3,500 miles across the country from Los Angeles to New York during the summer.

Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, stood at
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Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, stood at the border of Nebraska and Iowa, on his 3,500-mile trek across the country over the summer to raise money for Friendship Circle, an international Jewish organization that fosters friendships between teens and children with disabilities.

Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, stood in
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Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, stood in front of mountains in Arizona, taking a break from biking 3,500 miles across the country during the summer. (Handout)

From left: Shmuly Lazaroff, 24, a native of
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From left: Shmuly Lazaroff, 24, a native of Houston, Texas, Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, and Benyomin Cylich, 19, of Melbourne, Australia, biked on a highway in Arizona during their 3,500-mile trek across the United States from Los Angeles to New York during the summer.

From left: Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere,
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From left: Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, and Benyomin Cylich, 19, of Melbourne, Australia, biked on a highway in Arizona during their 3,500-mile trek across the United States from Los Angeles to New York during the summer.

Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, dipped his
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Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, dipped his bike tires in the Atlantic Ocean in Brooklyn after returning home from a 3,500-mile trek across the country on Aug. 19. (Handout)

From left, Benyomin Cylich, 18, of Melbourne, Austr.,
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From left, Benyomin Cylich, 18, of Melbourne, Austr., Yosef Peysin, 20, of Chicago, Sholom Jaeger, 20, of Denver, Colo., Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, Shmuly Lazaroff, 24, a native of Houston, Texas, and Sruli Heisler, 24, of Seattle, dipped their bicycle tires in the Atlantic Ocean after their Aug. 19 return to New York following a 3,500-mile trek across the country. (Handout)

From left, Sruli Heisler, 24, of Seattle, Benyomin
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From left, Sruli Heisler, 24, of Seattle, Benyomin Cylich, 18, of Melbourne, Australia, Kurt the farmer, of Iowa, Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere and Yosef Peysin, 20, of Chicago, meet for the first time after a rider's tire had to be repaired along their 3,500-mile cross-country trek this summer.

Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, video blogged
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Aaron Neufeld, 22, of North Woodmere, video blogged at each rest stop along his 3,500-mile trek across the country over the summer to raise money for Friendship Circle, an international Jewish organization that fosters friendships between teens and children with disabilities.

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