Special Olympics Missouri held an unusual fundraiser Saturday. Participants received pledge money to rappel down the side of The Tiger Hotel with the help of Over the Edge, a company that operates similar events across the country. The 10-story descent was a daunting challenge for some, especially the organization's chief development officer, Susan Stegeman, who is afraid of heights.
PHOTO GALLERY: Rappelling event raises money for Special Olympics
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