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14 October 2021, Thursday

Teddy Land: Francys Arsentiev burial

Francys “Fran” Arsentiev aka The Sleeping Beauty of Everest

Died May 24, 1998 (aged 40) on Mount Everest, Tibet (Xizang) Region, China

First U.S. woman to climb Mount Everest without help of oxygen; died on the descent at 7800 m (25,590 ft)

Her husband Sergey Arsentiev fell to his death trying to help his wife

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