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Legless Man Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

Legless Man Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

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Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the highest mountains in Africa. Climbing it is no simple feat. Now imagine doing that task without use of your legs. That’s exactly what 31-year-old Spencer West did.

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2:56AM PDT on Jul 25, 2013

AMAZING

2:55AM PDT on Jul 25, 2013

Wow! Awesome. Thanks for sharing.

4:55AM PDT on Sep 27, 2012

my jaw is still on the ground..... amazing....

4:00AM PDT on Sep 15, 2012

Amazing! God bless him! Congrats!

11:41AM PDT on Jul 27, 2012

Thank you for listening to yourself and your inspirational wishes. We all have the power to accomplish what we want....with a strong will, positivity, and supportive team. You are a beautiful reminder for everyone to be grateful for what we have, not what we do not have. Your courage, tenacity and commitment speaks volumes!

12:11AM PDT on Jul 27, 2012

What an amazing accomplishment! I'm so pleased I read this. He is certainly heroic and sets a fine example for not only disabled people, but also those who are able-bodied.

I thought it would be a story similar to a young disabled Canadian who wanted to go up Kilimanjaro a few years ago. In his case, those accompanying him had to carry him over all that difficult terrain and climb all the way to the top and down again, but he received the credit.

12:54PM PDT on Jul 26, 2012

Amazing.... God is Good. What a wonderful determined soul.

5:46AM PDT on Jul 25, 2012

Blessings to this wonderful man for his accomplishment. A fine example to follow.

5:46AM PDT on Jul 25, 2012

Blessings to this wonderful man for his accomplishment. A fine example to follow.

5:18AM PDT on Jul 25, 2012

great story

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