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    • Caption:In this photograph taken on April 25, 2015, expedition guide Pasang Sherpa runs towards flattened tents in search of survivors after an avalanche that flattened parts of Everest Base Camp. Rescuers in Nepal are searching frantically for survivors of a huge quake on April 25, that killed nearly 2,000, digging through rubble in the devastated capital Kathmandu and airlifting victims of an avalanche at Everest base camp. AFP PHOTO/Roberto SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

      Teen climber survives deadly Everest avalanche

      By Tricia Escobedo, CNN
      When the wall of snow came roaring down the mountain, 17-year-old Matt Moniz jumped behind a boulder with his climbing partners, unsure whether he would survive.