Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest atop Everest
Published 05/23/2013, Associated Press
An 80-year-old Japanese man who has had four heart operations in recent years became the oldest person to climb to the top of Mount Everest on Thursday — although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his own ascent next week.Word count: 622
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