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July 10, 2013 at 7:39 AM

Man sets age record summiting McKinley

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 78-year-old Anchorage man has become the oldest person to reach the top of Mount McKinley. Tom Choate reached the summit of North America’s tallest peak June 28. The Anchorage Daily News reports the previous oldest person to reach the 20,320-foot summit was 76-year-old Japanese climber Michio Kumamoto. Choate is a retired…


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