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    January 31, 2014

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    ReelAbilities: Boston Disabilities Film Festival - Wampler's Ascent

     Steve Wampler, needs to do 20,000 pull-ups to climb the famous El Capitan Mountain in Yosemite – only 2-6 inches at a time, due to his cerebral palsy. His wife and two children cheer him on from below, along with fans who have come to support his important mission. In 2002, Steve founded a camp for kids with disabilities, and his climb will be a testament to the idea that kids with disabilities can do anything which they set their...

     Steve Wampler, needs to do 20,000 pull-ups to climb the famous El Capitan Mountain in Yosemite – only 2-6 inches at a time, due to his cerebral palsy. His wife and two children cheer him on from below, along with fans who have come to support his important mission. In 2002, Steve founded a camp for kids with disabilities, and his climb will be a testament to the idea that kids with disabilities can do anything which they set their minds.

    Directed byJacques Spitzer / 77 min

    In English with Open Captions; appropriate for ages 11 and up.

    Followed by panel discussion featuring Adam Combs, Waypoint Adventure; Bonnie Dennis, adaptive climber; Erik Kondo, adaptive athlete

    Post-screening climb for members of the Cardinal Cushing community facilitated by Waypoint Adventure.


    Cardinal Cushing Centers

    405 Washington St.
    Hanover, MA 02339

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Free


    General Day and Time Info:

    Appropriate for ages 11 and up.



    Phone: 617-244-9899


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