Man makes hike after heart transplant to honor brother


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SALT LAKE COUNTY -- Climbing Mount Olympus has been a dream of Salt Lake musician Paul Cardall for a year now.

A long-awaited heart transplant last September made that dream a reality as he honored his brother, Brian Cardall, who died one year ago Wednesday after being tased by a Hurricane police officer.

"I wasn't supposed to live, but my brother wasn't supposed to die," said Paul Cardall. "We don't have any control over when we go, just enjoy every minute you have."

Paul Cardall says he has wanted to climb Mount Olympus his entire life and that his younger brother, Brian, who appreciated the beauty of this world, climbed it with ease.

When Brian died, Paul made a commitment that once he recovered, he would climb Mount Olympus in honor of his brother.

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