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A 19-year-old woman this week became the youngest Japanese to scale the world’s highest peak, a mountaineering official confirmed Thursday.

“Marin Minamiya successfully climbed Mount Everest Monday morning,” Gyanendra Shrestha told Kyodo News.

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