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Sunday, November 16, 2014

WSJ: The Dangerous Business of Everest

A story from the top of the world.  If you want to read more, find the story at:  wsj.com/everest  

Death at 19,000 Feet
Sherpas, Fate and the Dangerous Business of Everest
By  Gordon Fairclough, Raymond Zhong, and Krishna Pokharel

KHUMJUNG, Nepal—They came from six continents, each angling for a chance to reach the roof of the world. As harsh winter turned to spring, hundreds of climbers settled into what has become business as usual at the base camp below Mount Everest.   

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