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Iraq vet takes on Mount Kilimanjaro

Iraq vet takes on Mount Kilimanjaro

Originally Published: November 10, 2011
By Hannah Storm/Brainstormin Productions

Nancy Schiliro had always been tough. But after a mortar attack during her nine-month deployment in Iraq caused her to lose an eye, she returned to the United States feeling depressed and lost. "I wanted to just go away," she said. It was a conversation with Jason Martinez, the health and wellness manager for the Wounded Warrior Project, that turned everything around.

Wounded Warriors is a nonprofit organization that reaches out to local vets who have suffered combat injuries ...

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