Highest Summit Climbed By Multiple Sclerosis And Parkinson's Disease Patients

United States Leap of Faith

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Moshi, Tanzania / July 18, 2011

Leap of Faith organizer Lori Schneider and seven organization members with multiple sclerosis and four with Parkinson's diseases successfully climbed the 19,341-foot summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

They set the record to inspire people with neurodegenerative diseases. Learn more about the feat here.

- each party member must have a confirmed diagnosis
- must provide video evidence

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  • United States Nathan Henwood

    Nathan Henwood

    Well it's official, like I always thought. I was with some of the best people you would want to be with, inspiring, everyone of them. It was an honor for me to trek up Mount Kilimanjaro with them all.

  • United States Suz Thomson

    Suz Thomson

    I am forever grateful to have been able to be a part of this incredible journey. I learned so much from each and everyone of you. It was a a unforgettable life changing trip.

  • United States Susie Hinrichs

    Susie Hinrichs

    It's incredible that this journey continues shape the person I am. We seem to have a bond, a connection, a better understanding of personal best and grit. Disabilities may have united us, but our abilities keep redefining us. Congratulations and lots of love to everybody!

  • United States April Winckler

    April Winckler

    Thankful for each day and life long friends

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