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Chris Bombardier was born with a severe form of Hemophilia B. He was also an active, athletic kid, passionate about baseball. As a young adult, Chris became passionate about mountain climbing and set a goal of completing the Seven Summits (summiting the highest mountain on each continent). The recently released documentary, Bombardier Blood, follows Chris’s summit of Mt. Everest and provides a glimpse into what it’s like to live with hemophilia in Nepal, highlighting the disparity in health outcomes, depending on access to healthcare and to factor. Chris is now the Executive Director of Save One Life, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering individuals and families affected by bleeding disorders in developing countries through direct financial assistance and access to medical treatment.
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