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In the News: Combat Wounded Vets climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to Assist Research

Some Pinellas County wounded veterans are all missing limbs or battling traumatic brain injuries but that didn’t stop them from climbing a mountain for the sake of inspiration and research. Climbing up Africa’s highest peak is an incredible challenge for anyone but retired staff Sgt. Pete Quintanilla took on Mount Kilimanjaro as an amputee. Quintanilla […]

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In the news: Kilimanjaro Beckons Combat Wounded Warriors

As reported by Howard Altman, Tampa Tribune Dan Swank lies down on a big ottoman in the living room of a waterfront estate and rolls up his pants. “I’m nervous,” he says as a St. Petersburg College graduate student measures the stump of his right leg. “Wicked nervous.” Nine years ago, an insurgent in Afghanistan […]

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