Cyclists ride in honor of Sean Taylor
Former Hurricanes, NFL star fatally shot in 2007
MIAMI – Before the sun came up Sunday morning, cyclists and supporters were lined up outside of Goulds Park.
Cyclists are riding more than 1,100 miles in honor of former Washington Redskins safety and University of Miami star Sean Taylor.
In 2007, Taylor was shot and killed when five men from Fort Myers drove to his home in Cutler Bay to rob him.
Now those who knew Taylor in South Florida are turning this tragedy into a story of triumph. Angela Berry is one of the organizers for the Restored Order Project to build the Sean Taylor Community Center.
Berry said she was close to the Taylor family and hopes to continue Taylor's mission of change.
"Sean was very much part of this community and it was always his desire to give back," she said. "Unfortunately, his life was cut short, but as his family we want to see that legacy move forward."
Those who can't ride will walk around the track at the Goulds Community Center. Each lap will raise money and spread awareness for the Restored Order Project.
The cyclists will ride about 50 miles per day over several weeks. Their goal is to arrive at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, by Sept. 20. For more information on how to help, visit RestoredOrder.org.
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