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CrossFit Is Stepping Up in a Big Way to Help Fallen Arizona Firefighters' Families Who Aren't Getting Full Death Benefits

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"...the power of unity, compassion and effectively being one's 'brother's keeper.'"

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The CrossFit fitness community is preparing to show the power of unity, compassion and effectively being one's "brother's keeper." Athletes and enthusiasts who are associated with the popular exercise movement are stepping up to help the families of the 19 firefighters who perished earlier this summer while battling a wildfire in Yarnell, Ariz.

Tragedy struck on June 30 when members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots team lost their lives while attempting to temper out-of-control flames. TheBlaze reported on their personal stories, including that 14 of the men were in their 20s.

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