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Woman with MS Summits Everest and Completes the Seven Summits
Date:4/7/2010

MS, fear and 'being ordinary' couldn't stop Lori Schneider, speaker, from standing on top of the world and sharing her story of hope and determination.

Bayfield, WI (PRWEB) April 7, 2010 -- Hopeful climbers have begun streaming in to Nepal on their way to Everest Base Camp for this year's attempt to climb the world's highest peak. Last year's successful climbers whose summit of Everest also completed their Seven Summits quest have just recently been recorded in the register at 7 Summits.com.

Among them is Lori Schneider of Bayfield, Wisconsin, who stood on Everest's summit on May 23, 2009 in blizzard conditions, bearing the flag of World MS Day. Having successfully climbed the highest peak on each of six other continents, her summit of Everest put her in the rare company of those who have conquered the Seven Summits, climbing the highest peak on each of the seven continents. In addition to being the only person with MS to complete the Seven Summits, she is one of only 37 women in the world and only five women over 50 to accomplish this.

Schneider embarked on her Seven Summits quest to conquer her fear of her MS diagnosis. She now shares her story to increase awareness of MS, and to inspire people with MS and others to move beyond th
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