Ride 2 Freedom will embark on a 3,000-mile trek from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. starting today, May 31.
Thirty young adults, most with no bicycling experience, will ride across the United States to call attention to the plight of orphaned children of best replica watches those persecuted by the Chinese Communist Party for their spiritual beliefs.
The cycling journey ends in Washington, D.C. where the riders will assist a diplomatic rescue mission which will ultimately end in Beijing, China.
Ride 2 Freedom will begin at 12:30 pm today at Palisades Park, Ocean Ave. & Colorado Ave.
June 1, 2015 is International Children’s Day, and on that day, a group of young adults from 15 countries and five continents will begin their 3,000-mile journey across the United States on bicycles to make a difference in the lives of children who have suffered from persecution in China.
Theese 30 riders will climb mountains and cross deserts to call attention to the 16-year persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese regime. Falun Gong is a spiritual practice persecuted in China because its practitioners see the principles of Truth, Compassion, and Tolerance as a higher good than the Communist Party. Children of Falun Gong practitioners who have been arrested are left without homes or families, and are often sought by the state to be punished for their parents’ beliefs.
Ride 2 Freedom is calling attention to the plight of these children because shining a light on it is one step closer to ending it. Ultimately, some riders will travel to China to rescue specific orphans.
For more information, visit http://ride2freedom.us.