Climbing Mt. Everest

Most kids graduate from college and want a new car or laptop but one 18 year old set her sights a little higher. Samantha Larson's wish was to make it to the top of the world and this week she reached incredible heights.

Samantha's now the youngest american woman to ever climb Mount Everest. She's spent her whole life climbing with her dad but this was her real dream.

Some 2,000 mountaineers have reached the top of Everest but it's no small feet. The day before they made it 2 South Korean climbers died in falls. Samantha's next adventure, she'll be a freshman at Standford this fall.


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