Lincoln Hall - left for dead on Mount Everest

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Lincoln Hall should be dead. He summited Mount Everest, but on his descent, suffered from a cerebral edema that left him unable to move. After trying to revive him, his Sherpa guides assumed he was dead and left him at 8,000 metres (26,000 feet). Comment on this story.

With no oxygen or help, he tells host Jonathan Groubert how he survived the night, until another climbing party found him the next morning.

For more on Lincoln Hall, visit his website.
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Taken from the latest edition of The State We're In - Tough Guys.