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No Barriers USA - What's your Everest?

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THE STORY:

About a year and a half ago, I met up with an old high school friend who filled me in on what some members of the Class of (ahem) 1987 have been up to since we graduated.  Well, it turns out that our classmate Erik Weihenmayer has been "up to" Mount Everest, Mount Kilimanjaro, Denali . . . you name it, he has climbed it, traversed it , kayaked it. 

 

Pretty impressive, right?  Well, yes.  But the thing is, Erik lost his sight when he was a teenager.  

 

We caught up with him at a speaking engagement in DC a few months later and were massively impressed not just with his climbing achievements, but with the work he has done guiding others through their challenges.  Check Erik out on his recent Today Show appearance: http://www.today.com/video/meet-the-blind-adventurer-who-conquered-mount-everest-grand-canyon-1007458371565

 

On August 12, we have an opportunity to support an organization co-founded by Erik called "No Barriers".  It provides transformative experiences for veterans with disabilities, students, and people of diverse abilities.  By inspiring people to break through their comfort zones and redefine their boundaries, the experience sets many on a path they may never have imagined possible.

 

The event is called "What's Your Everest?" and when we heard about it, we re-routed our family road trip to head due West to Colorado where we will join a climb in Estes National Park.  Last year, the event raised funds that enabled over 400 veterans and students to participate in No Barriers programs at no cost, and provided scholarships over 150 individuals attending the annual No Barriers summit.  

You can read some of their stories here:  http://www.nobarriersusa.org/spread-the-word/

 

Please consider making a donation under our team MartinMulligan and help us support Erik and his colleagues at No Barriers teach, inspire, and encourage some incredibly brave individuals.

 

Much love,

Kristina, Terry, Louisa and Luca

 

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Kristina Mulligan

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Lynn Reid

Lynn Reid

DONATION: $50

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Sylvia Heerens

Sylvia Heerens

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Julie and Marty

Julie and Marty

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The Harbolds

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Uncle Torrey

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Go Luke & Louisa!!! You rock! 7 months ago

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