A Denali memorial

A Denali memorial
Local News

By Melanie Wong

LEADVILLE — On Memorial Day, when many others will be grilling out, spending time with family and friends, or simply enjoying a day off work, Army veteran and Leadville resident Margaux Mange will be observing the holiday in a vastly different way.Mange and three other combat veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan hope to summit the 20,321 foot Denali on May 25, carrying an American flag inscribed with the names of hundreds who died serving the country.“Every single one of us has lost someone incredibly important to us, and we’ll all be thinking of that when we climb,” said Mange, 29. …

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