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Win a Wish - Born to be wild

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Get your motor runnin’… Head out on the highway… Lookin' for adventure… And whatever comes our way.

Catholic Healthcare resident, Barry, got the whole of Bethlehem House going with his Win A Wish – a competition run by Catholic Healthcare to celebrate its 25th anniversary year.

Barry, aged 83, has a passion for motorbikes and particularly Harley Davidsons.

“I bought my first Harley when I was 25,” says Barry. “I drove it everywhere – even across the Nullarbor.”

These days, Barry lives at Bethlehem House in Kogarah just a few streets away from where he was born.

“It was great to get back on a bike and let others experience the thrill,” says Barry.

Twelve residents took up the offer of a trike ride with Easy Rider tours taking them from Kogarah, down Rocky Point Rd through Sans Souci to Dolls Point and return.

“Everyone will be talking about this for days,” says Kim Koppin, Residential Manager, Bethlehem House. “Barry didn’t just make his wish about himself but did it for everyone here. It’s been a great day.”