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Operation Bike collects more than 100 bicycles

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Operation Bike has collected more than 100 bicycles,  but donations are still needed.

Marines spent Friday and Saturday collecting them at the Hoover Wal-mart on Highway 150 for Toys for Tots. Before 7-pm, the count stood at 119.

Sgt. Keith Nicely says they're trying to reach out to as many families possible. Without these donations, some children will not have a Christmas.

Sgt. Nicely says, "We're trying to give a bike to every child we can so they can have that feeling, know what it is like to be able to ride a bike and take the training wheels off and have that accomplishment and joy."

Bicycles can be dropped off at any Applebees locations or new Chevrolet dealerships. Click here to see all drop-off locations.

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