Photos from the Trek…

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  1. 1 Maureen Foster April 3, 2010 at 2:12 am

    Wendy

    I am so excited you are doing this again…climb on..I have ms and have not been able to motivate myself for months,,,the next few days I amgoing to walk the beach for 7 miles…climb on…you are such an inspiration to climb on….Good luck
    Maureen

  2. 2 Mike April 3, 2010 at 3:54 am

    It sounds so exciting. I would not have passed on the apple strudel either.

    Enjoy the experience – This is your year.

    We were just notified that the tax filing deadline has been extended to May 11 due to all the rain issues that we have had. Either way, you are in good hands.

    I am very thrilled for you. Stay well and Happy Easter.


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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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