, A little more than a decade ago, 23-year-old Rob Hill embarked on one of the toughest climbs of his life.

Holed up in his parents’ North Van basement suite and weighing 105 pounds, Hill’s unsteady ascent of the stairs to the kitchen that day in 1994 represented his own personal Everest. His message from the top was simple and Rob’s mom, Cheryl, will never forget it.

He said, ‘I think I’m dying, recalls Cheryl.

Next month, Rob Hill sets off for another tough climb. This time he’s heading for Nepal to climb in May.

The Province featured a lengthy article about Rob, and in their Sunday edition this past week.

You can read the article online.

About Robert Hill

I founded IDEAS Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society, from my home base in Vancouver, British Columbia. Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society IDEAS is established to raise public awareness of intestinal diseases in order to help remove the stigmas associated with these illnesses. The programs of IDEAS help children, youth and young adults learn to live full lives, find acceptance and gain confidence.

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