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May 28, 2010, 9:27 a.m.
Nepalese mountaineer Apa Sherpa stands in front of Hillary step atop Mount Everest

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Conquering Everest 20 times

Nepalese mountaineer Apa Sherpa stands in front of Hillary step atop Mount Everest on May 22 in Nepal. The Nepalese sherpa conquered the 8,848-meter high Mount Everest for the 20th time, breaking his own previous world record in a climb he dedicated to environmental awareness.