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News - April 2, 2010

Stepping up

Mountain View resident climbs 1,197 stairs in memory of friend who died of lung cancer

by Ellen Huet

It took Ken Shitamoto only 17 minutes to climb the 52 stories to the top of the skyscraper at 555 California St. in San Francisco. But in that short period of time, he and over a thousand other participants raised more than $330,000 — money whose effects will last far longer than the climb itself.

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E-mail Ellen Huet at ehuet@mv-voice.com

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