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As I prepare to ride a bike for 700 miles over the next seven days—for the third year in a row—I am both nervous and excited. Nervous because I know the ride is challenging. Excited because I am passionate about › Continue Reading

In 2011, Justin Akin set off on a bike ride that was to be 1,216 miles between Amarillo, TX and Chicago, IL. He was riding his bike in memory of his sons Matthew and Andrew who both lost their lives › Continue Reading

Tomorrow I’ll be starting a journey that sounds almost ridiculous. On September 12, I will join 20 others as we set off on a 700-mile bike ride, pedaling about 100 miles a day for seven days, all the way from › Continue Reading

On Friday, cyclists who participated in the 700 Miles to Hope ride presented a check for $350,000 to Cincinnati Children’s HLH Center of Excellence to support research of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). The 700 Miles to Hope ride to increase awareness › Continue Reading

Sixteen cyclists are pedaling across five states and finishing at Cincinnati Children’s as part of an initiative called 700 Miles to Hope which is raising money and awareness for HLH, a rarely diagnosed immunodeficiency disease. The ride was organized by › Continue Reading

When my husband and I made the decision to take our 3 year-old son, William, to the emergency department at Cincinnati Children’s on New Year’s Eve 2007, we had no idea how incredibly ill he was. The diagnosis of hemophagocytic › Continue Reading