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Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Scales Mountain in Ecuador

Snow-capped Volcan Cayambe stands 18,996 feet tall



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    In this April 24, 2013, file photo, Adrianne Haslet, a dancer injured by one of the bombs that exploded near the Boston Marathon finish line, is seen in her room at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston.

    Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet can check mountaineering off her bucket list.

    The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings and ran the entire 26.2-mile race last spring. 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 nonprofit group helps provide prosthetic limbs to people around the world who don't have access to them.

    The expedition summited the snow-capped mountain Sunday.

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