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George Mallory was obsessed with becoming the first person to conquer the untouched Mount Everest.
He was last seen 800 feet below the summit in 1924 as the clouds rolled in and he disappeared into legend. His death stunned the world.
Did he make it
> George Mallory was obsessed with becoming the first person to conquer the untouched Mount Everest.
> His death stunned the world.
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