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My brother is a hero

At the end of the summer of 2011, brothers Enosh and Hanan Kassel went on a three-week such trip through Nepal – but theirs was a little different from the norm, because Hanan has Down syndrome.

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Photo by: YAIR RINGEL, ENOSH CASSEL, REUEL CASSEL
Extreme backpacking trips in faraway countries are common among young Israelis who have just finished their army service. At the end of the summer of 2011, brothers Enosh and Hanan Kassel went on a three-week such trip through Nepal – but theirs was a little different from the norm, because Hanan has Down syndrome.

Their incredible journey led Enosh and his friend, Itamar Peleg, to take this experience to the next level, and they came up with the idea of creating a group in the spirit of their trip.



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