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In the 1800s, a general led an army across the Andes mountains from Argentina to Chile in one of history’s most heroic crossings, liberating both territories from Spanish rule. José de San Martín and his Andes Army encountered dramatic weather and stark landscapes on both sides of the Andean Altiplano (high plateaus). They traversed mountains as high as 13,000 feet above sea level, across the dry, yellow steppe of the humid and windblown Argentine Altiplano to arrive in Chile’s barren, frigid desert.

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BENS Member, Chris Harris

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BENS New York Member Frank Walter to be recognized by Vanderbilt University with the inaugural Vanderbilt Way Award. The award celebrates outstanding recent volunteer service to Vanderbilt schools, alumni groups, and other…

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