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US boy aims to be Everest's youngest climber

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A 13-year-old American boy is set to attempt to climb Mount Everest, in an effort to be the youngest person to scale the world's highest peak.

Jordan Romero who is from California, is heading to base-camp to begin his ascent.

Sangita Myska reports.

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