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April 28, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Everest avalanche: Respect for Sherpas, help ensure support for families

A Nepalese government delegation meets with Sherpa mountain guides last week near Everest base camp in Nepal. (ADRIAN BALLINGER, ALPENGLOW EXPEDITIONS / AP)

We have all been affected by the tragedy that killed 13 members of the Sherpa community — three more remain missing and are presumed dead [“Many here work to help families of Sherpas killed on Everest,” Local News, April 24].

We appreciate those who have gracefully left the mountain to allow the families, friends and the Sherpa community to grieve and to show respect to


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