Category Archives: Substance abuse

Gearing Up: from potholes to victory rides

“A is for Air, B is for Brakes. . . ” So began the litany of preparing for my┬áride through West Philadelphia with women in GeaBD w ridersring Up — a nonprofit that helps women recovering from the trauma of incarceration and abuse get their lives back on track.

I thought I was going for an interview when I set off one cold, April morning. Turns out I went along for the ride. I learned a lot along the way.