Two Combat Amputee Veterans Take on Mount Everest According to USA Today, it happened to Jukes in 2006 and Linville in 2011. Mount Everest is a difficult climb as it is, but for amputees, the risk of frostbite is higher at the amputation site due to the decreased blood flow. That’s not the only medical ... 11/19/2016 - 2:54 am | View Link
US veteran becomes first combat amputee to scale Mt. Everest BOISE - The first combat amputee to climb Mount Everest is back in the Treasure Valley ... It was his third attempt to reach the summit with the Heroes Project. EARLIER: 2 vets strive to climb Mt. Everest Linville stepped on an IED in Afghanistan in ... 06/1/2016 - 10:16 am | View Link
American Hero Becomes First Combat Amputee To Reach Top of Mount Everest Before he headed to Tibet for the climb, the 30-year-old vet told CBS News ... Medvetz is the founder of The Heroes Project, an organization that works with vets and soldiers “to improve the care and protection of heroes through individual support ... 05/19/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Top of the world: Marine amputee makes history with Everest climb The Heroes Project founder Tim Medvetz and Charlie Linville looking at Mount Everest in 2014. Their climb that year would be cut short after a deadly avalanche. Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Heroes Project This year's team reached the Everest base camp ... 05/19/2016 - 11:15 am | View Link
Marine amputee aims to conquer Mount Everest, "demons" of war Charlie Linville hopes to be the first combat amputee to reach the summit of Mount ... climb the world's tallest mountains. "60 Minutes" followed Medvetz and Marine Isaac Blunt in 2013 as they climbed the tallest peak in Australia. He's also taken wounded ... 04/10/2016 - 7:55 pm | View Link
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Hugh Herr Wants to Build a More Perfect Human At MIT’s Media Lab, an engineer and biophysicist — and double amputee — is designing prosthetics that connect body and brain. 11/30/2016 - 6:43 am | View Website
We still don't have any sort of apology or retraction from the Washington Post for promoting "The List" -- the highly dangerous blacklist that got a huge boost from the newspaper's fawning coverage on November 24. The project of smearing 200 websites with one broad brush wouldn't have gotten far without the avid complicity of high-profile media outlets, starting with the Post.
On Thursday -- a week after the Post published its front-page news article hyping the blacklist that was put out by a group of unidentified people called PropOrNot -- I sent a petition statement to the newspaper's executive editor Martin Baron.
"Smearing is not reporting," the RootsAction petition says.
Moving anywhere is hard. Moving halfway across the world, well that's harder if only because everything familiar is missing. I've done both kinds of moving, several times, and it never ceases to amaze me how difficult it is to uproot ourselves--no matter the excitement and commitment we have to the process.