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Posted: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 10:00 am

After a missile strike during the 1973 Yom Kippur War left Omer Zur’s father paralyzed from the chest down, his dad vowed to continue life as normal. But there was one Israeli pastime he couldn’t enjoy: hiking.

“He’d say, ‘I’ll go in the car and meet you on the other side,’ ” said Zur, a certified Israeli tour guide. “I said, ‘Why can’t he do this with us?’ ”

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