PITTSBURGH (KGO) -- A teenager with autism who was bullied by his teammates says he's feeling much better, thanks to a huge show of support from his community.
More than 100 bikers organized a special ride in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in support of 16-year-old Austin Babinsack.
About a week ago, police say Austin's soccer team duct taped him to a goal post.
He's been avoiding his classmates ever since.
The bikers say they want Austin to know he's not alone. It's a message that's helped him work up the courage to go back to class on Monday.
"I'm feeling pretty good," he said. "I'm thankful for the support of people I don't even know and people I've known for quite a while now."
Austin's parents say they don't think they've gotten the full support from the teen's school, and they still want an apology.
Community rallies around autistic teen bullied by soccer teammates
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