• Homeless student who biked to college gets new car

    By: Berndt Petersen , WSB-TV

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    BARNESVILLE, Ga. - The homeless college student who biked six hours to college is now set to receive a car.

    Fred Barley, 19, captured the hearts of people around the country last month when he rode his bike from Conyers to Barnesville to register for classes at Gordon College.

    Thousands of people heard his story and chipped in to help him with money, places to stay and a job.

    Now, an auto repair shop owner is coming down from Philadelphia to give Barley a car.

     

    When two officers found him sleeping on campus, they took him to a motel and paid for a room -- but that's just the beginning of this amazing story.

    Posted by WSB-TV on Thursday, July 14, 2016

     

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