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Fayetteville Bike Man Continues Annual Holiday Tradition

Posted December 23, 2003 11:33 a.m. EST

— Hundreds of children are getting their Christmas gifts a little early this year.

For the past few hours Tuesday, families have been lining up in Fayetteville for free bicycles.

Moses Mathis

, who runs the charity, has been taking donated bikes, cleaning them and giving them to needy kids.

It is the charity's ninth year.

Mathis expects all 400 bikes and helmets to be gone by the end of the day.