Since having his lower leg amputated after stepping on a bomb in Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Charlie Linville has tried twice to climb the highest mountain in the world — and each time was turned away by devastating natural disasters on and near Evere Katherine Jones and Heroes Project kjones@idahostatesman.com
Since having his lower leg amputated after stepping on a bomb in Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Charlie Linville has tried twice to climb the highest mountain in the world — and each time was turned away by devastating natural disasters on and near Evere Katherine Jones and Heroes Project kjones@idahostatesman.com

For wounded Afghan vet, Everest is his goal, happiness is his choice

January 26, 2016 05:56 PM