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    sir edmund is happy with the success of his sherpa welfare expedition which he wants to continue further next year with several more projects like school and hospitals.

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    sir edmund is happy with the success of his sherpa welfare expedition which he wants to continue further next year with several more projects like school and hospitals.today he returned after completing three school projects at three everest villages, khumjung, pangboche, and thami and a project of drinking water supply for khumjung village.he said he received innumerable petitions from sherpa village headmen for more schools and hospitals.sir edmund says he will return to sherpas next year provided he can find funds and get permission from the nepalese government..about his mountaineering future he does not think it " rosy ".sir edmund had a stroke two years ago on mount makalu where he was leading an expedition to climb makalu without oxygen.doctor have advised him against high altitude climbing.during this expedition he went up to seventeen thousand feet while other members of his team had climbed a peak, kangtega, 22340 ft high.in all future expedition he intends to take out to the himalayas sir edmund will keep a secondary mountaineering aspect.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5D1VLL5OZ0LT32FOWD8KNVFUM
    Media URN:
    VLVA5D1VLL5OZ0LT32FOWD8KNVFUM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
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    N/A

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