Mountain Memories

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Here are some points to keep in mind when you go mountain climbing and rappelling. He had the tumor removed that May in Seattle and was told by his doctor to go home and get his affairs in order – like other patients with GBM, he might live only six months. Then one day in 1999, the 35-year-old Newbury Park chiropractor broke down in tears when he stumbled across a TV documentary on a group of women who had climbed the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere to raise money for breast cancer research.

Pages: 326

Publisher: BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research) (December 3, 2009)

ISBN: 1115418157

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