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Wounded warriors take off from UofL

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The veterans took of from UofL Tuesday morning. The veterans took of from UofL Tuesday morning.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Injured Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans hit the road as part of the "Ride2Recovery program.

While the whole ride goes from Cincinnati to Nashville, Tuesday morning they began the trek from the University of Louisville and will stop in Elizabethtown.

Ride2Recovery is a program that tries to use cycling to help veterans' mental and physical recovery.

Rider Missy Mounts agrees the program has helped her, "I've learned so much about myself."

Wednesday, the veterans will continue into Nashville.

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