Chicago Teenager Becomes Youngest American Woman to Summit Mt. Everest

Lucy Westlake hopes to inspire other young women and girls to pursue their own dreams and adventures

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“Being at the top, I couldn’t imagine that I was at the top of the world. I looked down and there was nothing higher.“ — Lucy Westlake…




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