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Sending a Message of Hope, Need and Urgency for Alzheimer's From the World's Highest Peaks

3 Comments | Posted December 15, 2011 | 08:37:37 (EST)

Climbing eight mountains on seven continents for Alzheimer's in under one year -- well to say it was a busy year is an understatement: 58 flights, 116,112 miles flown, 120 time zones crossed, 201 nights away from home, 101,058 feet climbed. All that and we reached more than 29 million...

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Climbing the Seven Highest Peaks of the World to Raise Awareness of Alzheimer's Disease

Posted September 28, 2011 | 17:21:04 (EST)

We rose around midnight on August 11 and ate a simple breakfast of rice and raisins, the same breakfast we ate every day at High Camp of Mt. Elbrus, the highest peak in Europe. The wind was blustery but the temperatures were in the mid-teens so overall it was not...

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Climbing for Alzheimer's: A Year-Long Quest

Posted June 19, 2011 | 11:52:00 (EST)

My voice cracked with emotion as I placed the satellite call from the summit of Mt. Everest: "I want to dedicate this summit to my mom and all the Alzheimer's moms out there. We love you, and we miss you..."

And with that, the third summit of "The 7 Summits...

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