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Gov! Things don't add up

Original post made on Apr 22, 2008

Danville's Chris Hopkins takes off on his unicycle from Montair Elementary School, beginning his 100-mile ride to the state Capitol in Sacramento with a sendoff by students, faculty members and supporters. He will deliver a special calculator to Gov. Schwarzenegger to send a message that the school budget cuts don't add up.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, April 22, 2008, 12:50 PM

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Posted by Oxymo Ron, a resident of another community
on Apr 22, 2008 at 1:54 pm

Wonderful Story, Meghan,

When I first read the story I thought Chris was riding a unicorn.

The Gubernator, with his Tinsel Town viewpoint, would love a unicorn but likely it would distract Arnold from the message.

Great cause and a well-justified question but I wonder if the Capital press will try to interview the unicycle and not the rider?

Smile,

OX

One HAL of a Pal


Posted by Lucy, a resident of Danville
on Apr 23, 2008 at 10:40 am

Good for Chris! I hope he has a safe journey.


Posted by Lisa Hopkins, a resident of Danville
on Apr 23, 2008 at 9:43 pm

Thanks for your support! Chris has been pedalling hard and is resting tonight in Davis. He's looking forward to the final stretch to the Capitol tomorrow morning. To track his progress, please go to www.ChrisandLisaHopkins.com and click on "100 Miles - Unicycle Ride".


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