Retiree Finds Purpose Restoring Unwanted Bikes, Gives Them Away About once a week, Manuel Vera hangs out in Silver Spring, Md., with a sign that reads "free bikes." The Washington Post reports he has given away 40 repaired bikes since November.

Retiree Finds Purpose Restoring Unwanted Bikes, Gives Them Away

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NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. Manuel Vera was retired, and like many retirees, he needed something to do. He found his calling in bikes. He asked his neighbors in Maryland if they had any unwanted bikes, and he fixed them up. Now, about once a week, he hangs out in Silver Spring, Md., with a little sign that says free bikes. The Washington Post reports he's given away around 40 repaired bikes since November. Enjoy retirement, Manuel. It's MORNING EDITION.

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