Community donates special bike to NJ boy with cerebral palsy

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The Monmouth County community is making New Jersey proud by their efforts to raise money for a Cliffwood Beach boy with cerebral palsy.

Jacob Huertas, 10, has always had a dream of being able to ride a bike like his older brother and sister.

His community got together to raise $3,000 for a specially adapted trike for Jacob to ride. Jacob has to wear leg braces and this bike gives his back more support to allow him to ride it.

Jacob received the bike Easter Sunday with an escort by a variety of New Jersey police and fire departments.

The fundraising effort was spearheaded by the Keyport-Matawan Elks Club.

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