CBS Sunday Morning Feature Delayed!

Just a quick note that the story that was going to be on CBS Sunday Morning today was bumped.  We’ll be posting the new air date to the website as soon as we have more information.  Thanks to all of you for your continuing support and thoughts!

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1 Response to “CBS Sunday Morning Feature Delayed!”


  1. 1 Bud Anderson May 4, 2008 at 3:28 pm

    Today, I saw your story on CBS Sunday Morning. What a great message. Your energy and focus on ehat you is very inspirational. I also have MS (RRMS). Diagnosed in 2001. Keep doing what you do! Cheers! – Bud


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About Wendy Booker

In June of 1998, this 55 year old mother of three was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS after experiencing balance problems, blurred vision and numbness on her left side. When first diagnosed, Wendy was devastated. But it took very little time for her to transform anguish into inspiration. She immediately turned her hobby of casual running into a continuous pursuit and has now completed nine marathons.

Mountain climbing became the next conquest. Wendy learned about a team of mountain climbers with Multiple Sclerosis who were attempting to climb Mt. McKinley (Denali) in Alaska. With no previous climbing experience, she dedicated a year to hard training and set off with them in 2002. Although weather conditions prohibited the team from completing, Wendy attempted the summit again in 2004 on her own and she succeeded!

The feeling of accomplishment she experienced propelled her next aspiration: to climb the highest mountain on each continent. Just five years later, Wendy Booker has successfully reached the top of six of The Seven Summits – Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. McKinley, Mt. Elbrus, Mt. Aconcagua, Mt. Vinson Massif and Mt. Kosciuszko. Mt. Everest, the highest mountain on earth, still awaits for 2010.


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