Bikers raise money for 11-year-old battling cancer

WARREN COUNTY, Ky. — Many think bikers are rough-and-tumble guys in leather, but most times looks and stereotypes are deceiving.

Groups of bikers rallied together in Warren County, Kentucky, to raise money for a girl who has a big fight on her hands, WBKO reported.

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Carmen Harrison, 11, was diagnosed in August with osteosarcoma, a bone cancer. Recently her family learned that the cancer had spread from her hip to her foot.

She had to have her leg amputated on March 4, the day before her birthday.

Phillip Kennedy, a member of Freewind Ministries, decided to something for Carmen.

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In two weeks, Kennedy organized a fundraiser ride with two other biker groups — Sin City Disciples and Misguided Souls, WBKO reported.

One rider, who goes by the name of “Pitbull,” posted to Facebook that riders paid $15 a bike to ride. There was also an auction and bake sale with all proceeds going to Carmen and her family.

Freewind Ministries, Sin City, and Misguided Souls will be hosting a charity ride for Carmen this Sunday, March 7th....

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Carmen couldn’t be there in person but joined the ride through Facetime with her aunt. Each rider waved to her during the call.

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