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May 30th, 2011
12:14 PM ET

NFL contingent climbs Mount Kilimanjaro with Wounded Warriors

At nearly 20,000 feet, Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa. On American Morning this morning, former NFL star Chad Lewis and Nancy Schiliro from the Wounded Warrior Project  join Christine Romans and Alina Cho to discuss their incredible climb to the top of Africa's tallest peak.

The pair climbed with a group of wounded U.S. soliders and former NFL players to raise money and awareness for wounded service members.

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Filed under: Football • Memorial Day • U.S. Troops
soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. Rosemary and Joe Schiliro

    We are soooo proud of Nancy and the whole team –

    May 30, 2011 at 10:38 pm |
  2. margaret sicari

    Nancy is an inspiration for all American vets –

    May 30, 2011 at 10:05 pm |
  3. Mark Gerner

    Wonderful story, on every level.

    IRecommend you correct the opening of the blog. It reads, "At nearly 2,000 feet..." Kilimanjaro is, of course, 19, 339 feet, (2,000 feet higher than Everest Base Camp). Highest point in Africa, and one of the world's "Seven Summits...." or some words to that effect.

    Thank you again.

    May 30, 2011 at 12:55 pm |