Loved by All: The Story of Apa Sherpa

Directed by Eric Crosland
Year: 2018
Type: Short film

He climbed Mount Everest 21 times, more than any other human. But he wouldn’t wish this for anyone. As a child, growing up in Nepal’s remote Khumbu Valley, Apa Sherpa had to walk three hours to school…one way. He dreamt of being a doctor. But at the age of 12, after his father passed away, he took a job as a porter to support his family. Despite the risks of one of the world’s most dangerous jobs, he would become a Himalayan legend.

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