ABC Evening News for Friday, May 13, 2005
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Ed Viesturs, who has now reached the summit of all 14 of the Earth's highest mountains, profiled; scenes shown from his climb of Annapurna in the Himalayas. [During trek, voice of VIESTURS - reports back to base camp; talks about the "amazing joyful feeling," how climbing mountains is both physical & mental & why he does not use supplemental oxygen on his summit climbs; recounts what happened to fellow climber, Rob Hall, who died on Mt. Everest in 1996.] Viesturs' background reviewed.
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