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Wounded soldiers cycle on the South Lawn of the White House

 

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President Barack Obama sends off participants of the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington D.C. on April 20.

Jason Reed / Reuters

A U.S. soldier injured in conflict walks between a Marine Honor Guard at the White House in Washington D.C on April 20 before the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride begins on the South Lawn.

 

President Barack Obama was on hand to cheer on participants of the sixth annual Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington D.C. on April 20. Solder Ride provides rehabilitation opportunities through cycling for United States military members wounded during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, raising public awareness of the challenges facing veterans as they recover from life-altering injuries. Each soldier in the four-day event rode 34 miles to arrive at the White House and will do an additional 24 miles on Saturday.

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Cyclists with the sixth annual Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride wait to ride around the South Lawn of the White House in Washington D.C. on April 20.



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