Military Magnet hosts riding warriors

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) - This weekend dozens of woundedcombat veterans are being treated like heroes as they bike across theLowcountry.

The Warrior Ride kicked off Thursday in Mount Pleasant, buton Friday the group was honored with a parade at Military Magnet Academy inNorth Charleston.

Organizers say the bike ride helps veterans get to know eachother while rebuilding social skills.

"It's such a wonderful thing because many young men andwomen won't talk to their doctors but they'll talk to each other share how theyfeel and whatever," said Bob Racine.

The veterans journeyed some 40 miles through NorthCharleston, Summerville and Moncks Corner.