A charity expedition up Mount Everest to raise money for injured servicemen and women sets off today. Captain David Wiseman from Tadcaster is one of the group - he was shot in the chest in Afghanistan.
The group is part of the Walking with the Wounded campaign, endorsed by Prince Harry earlier this year.
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