This July 2008 photo provided by Cory Freyer shows Thomas Ely Taplin. The documentary filmmaker from Colorado was an American killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the recent earthquake ... more 
This July 2008 photo provided by Cory Freyer shows Thomas Ely Taplin. The documentary filmmaker from Colorado was an American killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the recent earthquake that shook Nepal. Taplin's wife, Freyer, said Monday, April 27, 2015, that he was working on a documentary about the community of climbers at the base camp and had been there only a short time when the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck. (Cory Freyer via AP) less 
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Associated Press
Mon, Apr 27, 2015 9:18 PM EDT