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    At left Brooke Jordan, 7, and climbing assistant Rachel Aebi, at right, near the top of the climbing wall on April 6, 2014. Kids ranging in age from 4 to teens were at MetalMark Climbing & Fitness in Fresno, at an event arranged by the Adaptive Sports Program at ChildrenÕs Hospital Central California.
    MARK CROSSE | THE FRESNO BEE
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    At left Todd Jordan helps his daughter Brooke, 7, start a wall climbing experience despite her disability on April 6, 2014. Wheelchairs, disabilities and injuries were left behind Sunday as 16 children climbed to the top of a 40-foot rock-climbing wall. The kids Ñ ranging in age from 4 to teens Ñ were at MetalMark Climbing & Fitness in Fresno, at an event arranged by the Adaptive Sports Program at ChildrenÕs Hospital Central California. The program serves kids ages 2 to 21 who have disabilities, birth defects or have suffered physical trauma. On Sunday, they were focused on climbing as high up the rock-climbing wall as they could, regardless of their bodiesÕ limitations.
    MARK CROSSE | THE FRESNO BEE
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    At left Lindsay Jordan and husband Todd cheer for their daughter Brooke Jordan, 7, after reaching the top of the climbing wall on April 6, 2014. Kids ranging in age from 4 to teens were at MetalMark Climbing & Fitness in Fresno, at an event arranged by the Adaptive Sports Program at ChildrenÕs Hospital Central California.
    MARK CROSSE | THE FRESNO BEE
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    Adrianna Vanaman, 10, waves to her family from high on a climbing a wall on April 6, 2014. Kids ranging in age from 4 to teens were at MetalMark Climbing & Fitness in Fresno, at an event arranged by the Adaptive Sports Program at ChildrenÕs Hospital Central California. At right is Katie Walker, a volunteer with the group.
    MARK CROSSE | THE FRESNO BEE
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    Shawn Vanaman, 13, works his way up the climbing a wall on April 6, 2014. Kids ranging in age from 4 to teens were at MetalMark Climbing & Fitness in Fresno, at an event arranged by the Adaptive Sports Program at ChildrenÕs Hospital Central California. At right is Katie Walker, a volunteer with the group.
    MARK CROSSE | THE FRESNO BEE
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    At left Todd Jordan helps his daughter Brooke Jordan, 7, into her harness prior to climbing a wall on April 6, 2014. Kids ranging in age from 4 to teens were at MetalMark Climbing & Fitness in Fresno, at an event arranged by the Adaptive Sports Program at ChildrenÕs Hospital Central California. At right is Katie Walker, a volunteer with the group.
    MARK CROSSE | THE FRESNO BEE
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