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My son had his bike stolen from college which had taken me best part of 6 months to save for.
I bought him the bike as he required it to make the half hour journey to and from college each day
We simply couldn't afford to buy him bus tickets all year for the next 3 years for his course.
He only had it 2 weeks before someone low life decided they was breaking the lock and taking his early Christmas present.
I just can't afford to find the means to replace it and I'm absolutely gutted for him as he puts all his spare time in to studying
He's babysitting for friends to help to replace the bike hisself but I'd like to be able to do that for him myself.
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