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    First woman to climb Mt. Everest dead at 77

    Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb the world's highest peak, has died at age 77, according to Japanese media reports.

    Tabei climbed Mount Everest in 1975, becoming the first woman to reach the 29,000 foot summit. She was 35 at the time.


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