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Mount Impossible: How a Disabled Veteran Conquered Mt. Kilimanjaro

Posted by on May 6, 2016

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We can’t think of a better way to end a week than with a great and long and inspirational read about a disabled veteran who decided to climb a mountain after his legs were blown off while serving in combat.

We have to admit, parts of this article made us tear up a bit, like this bit here:

Julian sits between the flaps of his open tent, pulling his legs off his body. Tim—who has been everywhere and seen everything—seems mystified by the depth of Julian’s resilience. “How’d you do what you did today?” he asks, genuinely astounded.

Flooded with emotion, Julian grows teary. “My friends guided me,” he says, voice cracking. “Cody. Anthony. Calo. Laz. I talked to them the whole way.” He can barely contain his sobs. “Summit and back!” he says. “I’m going to the summit and back!”

We don’t have to climb mountains, but we can do something about our goals, despite the challenges life may give us.

 

GIF credit to GQ

via http://www.gq.com/story/how-disabled-veteran-climbed-kilimanjaro

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