As climbers wring their hands about Everest, Nepal quietly rebuilds

It’s now a week and a half since a 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal, killing over 7,000 people, injuring tens of thousands more, and making hundreds of thousands homeless. The earthquake caused significant damage on Everest, triggering a catastrophic avalanche which swept through base camp, obliterating its entire middle section and killing 20 people.

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