----EDITORS NOTE ---- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / HO / NEAL BEIDLEMAN" ---- NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS In this handout ... more 
----EDITORS NOTE ---- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / HO / NEAL BEIDLEMAN" ---- NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS In this handout photograph released by Neal Beidleman on May 24, 2011, US climber Neal Beidleman (L) gestures as he pauses at the Hillary Step while pushing for the summit of Everest on May 20, 2011. A US survivor of the Mount Everest disaster chronicled in the best-selling book "Into Thin Air" conquered the peak for a second time to lay the ghosts of the 1996 tragedy to rest. Professional climber Neal Beidleman, 51, had guided a group to the summit of the world's highest mountain and was on his way down when a huge storm blew in on May 10, 1996, catching two teams climbing high on the mountain. AFP PHOTO/HO/COURTESY OF NEAL BEIDLEMAN (Photo credit should read NEAL BEIDLEMAN/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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