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21 June 2012 12:26 | By Tom Phillips
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Legless man climbs Kilimanjaro, shames the rest of us



Legless man climbs Kilimanjaro, shames the rest of us (© FINBARR O'REILLY/Reuters)
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Spencer West, who reached the 19,341-foot-high summit of Mount Kilimanjaro this week, said he did it to "redefine what's possible." The 31-year-old Toronto man, who lost his legs when he was 5, said he scaled the lofty peak using only his hands for 80 percent of the grueling seven-day climb.

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