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Marco Isele (left), from Cologne, Germany, visits with Lt. Dave Sander with the Louisburg Police Department during Isle’s stop in Louisburg July 5-6. Isele, a former police officer, is riding his bicycle across the U.S. to raise awareness for children undergoing cancer treatment in a Cologne hospital.

LOUISBURG — A German cyclist who is biking across the United States stopped in Louisburg on Tuesday, July 5, before resuming his journey to the East Coast.

Marco Isele, of Cologne, Germany, is riding his bike over 2,700 miles from Los Angeles to New York City to raise funds, awareness and encourage children who are undergoing cancer treatment in Cologne.

News Editor Doug Carder can be reached at (913) 294-2311 or doug.carder@miconews.com.

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