Rappeling for dollars (photos)

Valerie Nelson catches some wind as she begins her rappel down the 160 foot-tall face of the Bel Mare Condominiums in Palmetto Wednesday, a prelude to the, “Climbing for Dollars,” event this September, when participants will climb 1,000 feet on the First Flatiron in Boulder, Colorado, to raise money for United Way of Manatee County.

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