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He was part of the Jagged Globe camp which was effected by the avalanche severely. Strangely, he had been at Everest last year at Camp 1 above the Khumbu Icefall when that avalanche happened. Fredinburg was quoted at the time saying, “There was this massive shudder and I thought I was going to die. It was terrifying. I grabbed my helmet and my ice axe and rushed out of the tent and threw my ice axe into the ground. Basically, we were the last people through the icefall before it happened.”

Many doctors are on the scene treating the victims. One of these, Dr. Nima Namgyal has been posting updates with photos via Facebook. “Many camps have been destroyed by the shake and wind from the avalanche,” and “All the doctors here are doing our best to treat and save lives.” Our thoughts and prayers are for peace for anyone suffering loss from this terrible natural disaster.

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