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Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs
Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs

KATMANDU, Nepal - Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday, after the deaths of 16 of their colleagues in an avalanche exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, treatment and benefits.

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