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Considering that people have died while trying to climb Mount Everest, a positive story about scaling the heights can be welcome at this time.

According to the Associate Press, a Japanese 73-year-old just climbed to Mount Everest's peak to win the title of the oldest woman to achieve that lofty goal.

Tamae Watanabe, an experienced mountaineer with several Mount Everest climbing experiences, made it up the almost six miles to the summit. Fortunately, she did the successful climb with no serious problems.

So, traveling seniors, next time your feet hurt while climbing steps in the airport, cruise ship or hotel, think of Tamae’s amazing feat.

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