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Everest summited by one armed man
09:02 a.m. EDT May 23, 2003
Gary Guller out of Austin Texas became the first climber with only one arm to summit Mount Everest today. Gary, his team mate Kevin Ira Vann and four Sherpas started their summit push from the South Col and after 12 hours of climbing they reach the top.

The Nepalese Ministry of Tourism has confirmed the summit, so far 52 climbers on 10 expeditions has reached the summit this season.

Gary Guller is the leader of the Disability Awareness Team Everest, the purpose is to help raise funding and awareness for disability related issues. The team is working with the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities.



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