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Paraplegic scales Pigeon Rock for sake of environmentWith more than a hundred supporters cheering him on from the shore, paraplegic Michael Haddad successfully climbed and rappelled down Pigeon Rock Sunday morning to raise awareness about pollution and overdevelopment along Lebanon's coastline.Haddad, who was paralyzed from the chest down at the age of 6 in a tragic jet ski accident, was able to hoist himself up the face of Pigeon Rock with several members of the Lebanese Army spotting him. MP Ghassan Moukheiber lauded Haddad's effort, saying the event shed light on two important causes.Haddad's climb showed the Army's commitment to environmental causes, said Chatila of Operation Big Blue Association.
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