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Everest hero Junko Tabei

Junko Tabei, a Japanese mountain-climber became the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest on May 16, 1975. After obtaining a degree in English literature from Showa Women’s University where she was a member of the mountain climbing club, Tabei formed the “Ladies Climbing Club: Japan” in 1969. She has climbed Mount Fuji …