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Heart of a Champion: Michael Mills achieves wheelchair SUV pull for world record
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Mills soaks it all in after succesfully pulling a 4,000 pound Honda Pilot SUV across more than 330 feet from one end of the Big Lots shopping center parking lot (seen in the background of the picture) to the other. - photo by Michelle Kim/The News

A full throated roar of victory and more than a few tears erupted as adaptive athlete Michael Mills successfully pulled a 4,000 pound Honda Pilot SUV across more than 330 feet in a wheelchair for a Guinness world record attempt on Saturday. The event, a fundraiser for the Bert's Big Adventure charity for children with terminal illnesses, was held at the Etowah Crossfit's Festivus Games in Woodstock, Ga. Mills team of family, friends, fellow adaptive athletes and supporters, identified as Team "Dirtbags," also carried the flag for non-profits such as More Heart than Scars, for adaptive athletes, and 22 Too Many, for veterans suffering PTSD who die of suicide at a rate of 22 a day.

Check back later for video and the full story. Here are a few scenes.