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'Building bridges' in Kep

'Building bridges' in Kep

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Participants compete in a bike race on Saturday in an introductory event preceding the 2nd annual Kep half-marathon. Eighty riders from 18 countries rode in the event, sponsored by the NGO Bridges Across Borders. Following Sunday's half-marathon, the bikers donated their bicycles to local children in the community who need transporation to school during a ceremony attended by Kep Governor Has Sareth. The event raised more than US$55,000 in donations and pledges to support the Chamcar Bei development centre in Kep.

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