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Pekin Native Scales Kilimanjaro to Make a Point

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July 30, 2016- "Pekin Native Scales Kilimanjaro to Make a Point"- When Becci Monge's daughter Emilia, who is on the autism spectrum, came home from her private school distraught over how hard her schoolwork was, Becci and her friend had an epiphany which led them to climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. Becci climbed Africa's tallest peak as an example that the seemingly impossible can become a reality if you work hard enough at it. The article details the journey of Becci and her "She-Trekker" companions as they navigated the harsh terrain up and down the towering mountain.