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Monday, August 15, 2005

MT. KILIMANJARO: Honeymooners cross threshold at 19,335 feet

BY RALPH D. RUSSO

Ralph Russo, who covers football for the Associated Press, hiked up Kilimanjaro with his wife, Sally Slavinski, on their honeymoon in late May -- the very end of the rainy season on the mountain in Africa.

MT. KILIMANJARO, Tanzania -- Bundled from head to toe and huddled around the flame of a single candle, my wife and I force down a bowl of porridge in preparation for the final leg of our journey to the highest peak in Africa. Read full article...