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"The family can at last stop asking the question: ‘What happened to them?’”
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The Hillary Step is gone. Which means one less cliff to climb. But it could also mean a bottleneck.
In the dusky light filtered by an eerie canopy with almost no reception, sprawled like an overturned turtle in the dirt, rendered helpless by shock and pain, I felt something I've never felt whilst out in nature: genuine, panicky, out-of-body fear.