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Nepalese female climber Lhakpa Sherpa talks with Associated Press in Kathmandu, Nepal, May 23, 2018. The Nepali Sherpa woman living in Connecticut scaled Mount Everest Thursday breaking her own record of the most climbs of the world's highest peak by a female climber, expedition organizers said. (Niranjan Shrestha, AP File)

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A Nepali Sherpa broke her own record as the most successful female climber of Mount Everest by reaching the summit of the world's highest peak Thursday.

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