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Avalanche survivor: I’m probably one of the luckiest people in world

Garrett Madison, Alpine Ascents International / AsA helicopter lifts off carrying survivors from the debris field of an avalanche on Mount Manaslu in northern Nepal Sunday. Rescue helicopters flew over the high slopes of the northern Nepal peak again Monday to search for climbers lost in an avalanche that killed at least nine mountaineers and injured others. Many of the climbers were French, German and Italian.

Garrett Madison, Alpine Ascents International / AsA helicopter lifts off carrying survivors from the debris field of an avalanche on Mount Manaslu in northern Nepal Sunday. Rescue helicopters flew over the high slopes of the northern Nepal peak again Monday to search for climbers lost in an avalanche that killed at least nine mountaineers and injured others. Many of the climbers were French, German and Italian.

CBS interviews Glen Plake about Manaslu avalanche. Plake will also be on CNN Anderson Cooper 360 tonight and good morning Morning America Thursday or Friday. http://tinyurl.com/PlakeCBSCheck out the Tribune’s story on Plake at http://www.tahoedailytribune.com/article/20120925/ARCHIVES01/120929898&parentprofile=search

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