9-Year-Old Climbs Tallest Mountain In The Americas

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On Christmas Eve, Tyler Armstrong became the youngest person to ever reach the summit of Argentina's Mt. Aconcagua, at 22,841 feet. NPR's Jennifer Ludden takes note of the young climber's feat, which raised money for muscular dystrophy research.

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