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HIGHER PURPOSE: THE STORY OF THE FIRST DISABLED MAN TO CLIMB EVEREST Tom Whittaker 2001 1st edition Hardcover
By Whittaker, Tom
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2001. 273 pp, color photos. An accomplished climber, Whittaker lost his leg in an auto accident, then went on to become an expert kayaker, and realized a dream to summit Everest in 1998. Hardcover with dust jacket, as New.

In May 1998, Tom Whittaker became the first amputee to summit Mt. Everest. The climb and his inspirational story, as well as his work on behalf of disabled people around the world, have earned him recognition as one of America's most courageous heroes.


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