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Early Encounter Learning Center Trike-A-Thon

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All week long, kids ages one-to-five at Early Encounters Learning Center in Hattiesburg studied the importance of bicycle safety.

They also collected money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Today the teachers said they've raised over $200 so far, and the fund-raiser is extended through next week.

Today kids brought their trikes to school for a Trike-a-thon to celebrate their hard work and the important lessons they've learned.

The Hattiesburg Fire Dept. also participated, riding bikes with the kids and sharing safety tips with them.

St. Jude is a pediatric treatment and research facility focused on children's catastrophic diseases. No child is turned away from the facility based on the family's inability to pay.

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