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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Teen Rides BART For First Time Ever (VIDEO)

Posted By on Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 1:22 PM

Austin James takes his first journey on BART - BART VIA YOUTUBE
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  • Austin James takes his first journey on BART
Last week, we told you the heartwarming story of Austin James, a 13-year-old East Bay boy with cerebral palsy, and his lifelong dream to ride a BART train. 

Now we're going to show you some heartwarming footage of his wish come true.

Thanks to Make-A-Wish Foundation, James, who uses a wheelchair, was able to take a roundtrip journey from Richmond to El Cerrito via BART — and even make his own public announcement on the PA system. Words can't describe his excitement, so you'll just have to see it for yourself:

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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