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Romero youngest to climb Everest

Updated: May 22, 2010, 9:04 AM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- A 13-year-old American boy became the youngest climber to reach the top of Mount Everest on Saturday, breaking the record as part of his quest to climb the highest peaks on all seven continents.

A spokesman for Jordan Romero said the boy's team called him by satellite phone from the summit of the world's highest mountain, 29,035 feet above sea level.

"Their dreams have now come true. Everyone sounded unbelievably happy," a new statement on Romero's blog said ...

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