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R is for Ricksha

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A ricksha is a two wheeled cart  like a taxi in China. A person  rides while a person pulls them. It usually has a top or hood to protect the passenger. Runners or hikers run between the shafts and pull passengers 20 - 30 miles ( 32- 48 km) a day. They first used rickshas in the 1870's.

By Ashley and Lindsey

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