Woman with MS climbs Everest
11th July 2009
Quite an achievement for Lori Schneider who has now climbed the highest peaks on every continent. She was diagnosed with the illness in 1999.
The 53-year old American is the first person with multiple sclerosis (MS) to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain at over 29,000 feet.
For more on her remarkable story see this article on the BBC.