88-Year-Old Grandma Gets the Bicycle She Never Had in Epic Family Surprise

Eugene Fusco's 88-year-old grandmother always talked about never having a bicycle. When his 6-year-old son started riding a bike, Fusco's wife Sarah says he realized how much it would mean to give his grandmother the chance she never had.

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An 88-year-old grandmother from Pennsylvania has been talking about her lack of ever having a bike for years, "long before I was ever part of the family," the woman's granddaughter-in-law Sarah Fusco says.
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Fusco says her husband, Eugene, realized how much it would mean to the grandmother for her to have a bike when their 6-year-old son started to ride. A lightbulb went off.
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The 6-year-old son, Andrew, started collecting parts and bought an old tricycle and office chair from a thrift store, among other items, to help build a tandem bike setup using the grandma's wheelchair.
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Fusco says the family was waiting for a beautiful morning to launch the surprise, and that happened on Sunday as they headed to the Schuylkill River Trail.
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"There was a 50/50 chance that she would even get on it, but she knew the love that went into making this and didn’t think twice," Fusco says.
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Grandma got on with the help of two of her own daughters, Fusco said, and the rest is immortalized in adorable family photos.
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