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COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - More than 30 law enforcement officers who stopped in Columbus County Friday are spending the next few days remembering their own, while cycling thousands of miles from Georgia to Washington, DC.
While in Tabor City, the group of cyclists helped remember one of the town's own fallen officers, Timothy Shane Miller, who died in 2004.
Every bike pedal the officers turned was in memory of fallen law enforcement brothers and sisters.
Officers from Florida to Wilmington make up the group.
Miller's mother was given a badge in honor of her son, who will always remain in the hearts of the officers and many people in the community where he grew up and wanted to protect.
After their emotional stop in Tabor City, the officers got back on their bicycles, where they'll continue pedaling and keeping the memories.
The next stop for the cyclists is scheduled to be Robeson County.
Once they arrive in DC, they will be going to the White House.
They're unsure whether or not they will get the opportunity to meet President Obama.
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