GurkhasFable

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Despite their reputation for fearlessness, no Gurkha had ever climbed Everest. In 2007, an expedition set out to rectify this. Half way up, a violent earthquake hit Nepal. On Everest, 21 people lost their lives that day. The Gurkhas abandoned their mission to tend to casualties, co-ordinate relief efforts, and help people off the mountain. In 2015, they would try once more…