In this May 2017 photo provided by Lhakpa Sherpa, Sherpa displays a flag from West Hartford, Conn., on the summit of Mount Everest in Nepal. Once a year, Sherpa heads back to her native Nepal to try and break her own record for successful summits of Mount Everest by a woman.
In this May 2017 photo provided by Lhakpa Sherpa, Sherpa displays a flag from West Hartford, Conn., on the summit of Mount Everest in Nepal. Once a year, Sherpa heads back to her native Nepal to try and break her own record for successful summits of Mount Everest by a woman. Courtesy of Lhakpa Sherpa via AP)
In this May 2017 photo provided by Lhakpa Sherpa, Sherpa displays a flag from West Hartford, Conn., on the summit of Mount Everest in Nepal. Once a year, Sherpa heads back to her native Nepal to try and break her own record for successful summits of Mount Everest by a woman. Courtesy of Lhakpa Sherpa via AP)

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April 17, 2018 09:22 AM