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Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain

The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 attacks.
Jul 25th 2016, 9:33 PM 11,976 8

BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING survivor Adrianne Haslet has climbed one of the world’s tallest mountains.

The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 finish line attacks and ran the entire 26.2-mile race last year.

Over the weekend, she scaled Ecuador’s third-highest mountain.

Haslet reached the summit of 18,996-foot Volcan Cayambe with a team of climbers from the Range of Motion Project. The non-profit group helps provide prosthetic limbs to people around the world who don’t have access to them.

The expedition summited the snow-capped mountain yesterday.

Haslet was cheering for the runners in 2013 when she was injured by the second of two bombs planted among the crowds. Three people were killed and more than 260 others wounded.

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