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Japan Man, 80, Scales Everest, Sets Record

An 80-year-old Japanese man reached the summit of Mount Everest on Thursday, becoming the oldest person to scale the world's highest mountain.

May 23, 2013
7:45 AM EDT
Yuichiro Miura in 2003 after he summited Everest at age 70. | Reuters/CORBIS

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