A 15-year-old boy from Bend, Oregon arrived back in the United States on Friday, after spending the last two weeks climbing Mount Everest. He hiked 70 miles, and became the first person with Down's Syndrome to reach the Mount Everest base camp, which is an elevation of 17,600 feet. He did it to raise money for a charity for children with disabilities.
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In more Mount Everest news...here's an update from listener August:
We are back from our climb. My wife and I both made it to the summit!!!! I am attaching a picture of me at the summit and a link to our video on youtube.