From Washington to Vancouver, Luigi Laraia’s Trip of a Lifetime

| August 1, 2012

Luigi Laraia, a 37 year-old Italian living in Washington, DC, was recently diagnosed with leukemia. To help raise awareness for cancer research, he decided to bike from

Luigi Laraia
Luigi Laraia

Washington to Vancouver.  Last Thursday, surrounded by friends and supporters, Luigi rode out of the Italian Embassy in Washington and headed on the trip of a lifetime.  Today after biking for 637 miles, he hopes to reach “the sandy shores of Lake Michigan.”  You can support him and follow his blog at


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