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How Dangerous Is A Mount Everest Sherpa's Job?

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Officials are calling Friday's avalanche on Mount Everest the deadliest day on the mountain in history. At least 12 Sherpa guides were killed. Follow Elizabeth Hagedorn: http://www.twitter.com/ElizHagedorn See more at http://www.newsy.com Sources: Al Jazeera http://america.aljazeera.com/ The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/19/world/asia/fatal-avalanche-on-mount-everest.html?hpw&rref=world&_r=0 Sports Illustrated http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/more/news/20140418/mount-everest-avalanche-13-killed-sherpas/ Outside Online http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/climbing/mountaineering/The-Value-of-A-Sherpa-Life.html?255830711&utm_campaign=googlenews&utm_source=googlenews&utm_medium=xmlfeed NBC http://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/death-part-business-everest-sherpa-guides-n84566 Image Via: Wikimedia Commons / Steve Evans http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Himalayas_Mt._Everest_(63452584)_(2).jpg