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Bike MS: Great Maine Getaway

Postby Tom Nolette » Sat Aug 10, 2013 4:59 am

UNE hosting Bike MS this weekend
Bike MS: Great Maine Getaway
By AL EDWARDS

BIDDEFORD — When Dean Bingham’s father was in his 80s, he lived in a nursing home with a man in his 70s named Charlie.

Bingham’s father was bipolar and subdued, Bingham said, adding that he didn’t get up and move around much. Charlie had multiple sclerosis, and was a quadriplegic who couldn’t get out of bed.

Despite Charlie’s inability to move around, he encouraged Bingham’s father to get “off your butt” and do something. Bingham’s father listened and slowly started becoming more active because of Charlie’s advice.

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