Tej Rokka is a Nepali pastor who works with the evangelical group Climbing for Christ. He's standing inside Savior Alone Redeems Asians church, in Kathmandu, where he preaches.
"The hardest thing for me was growing up without my mom. She had two jobs and so I spent a lot of time at my aunt's house," says Yasmine San Pedro, 23, in her #15Girls submission.
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Japanese climber Nobukazu Kuriki poses with a Nepalese flag during a news conference in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sunday. He will begin his fifth attempt to climb Mount Everest on Tuesday.
Members of Task Force 2 from the Los Angeles County Fire Department recovered survivors from a building that collapsed in May after a major aftershock in Singati, a mountain village in Nepal.
Shahjahan Selim was injured as he helped rescue survivors of the Bangladesh factory collapse. Today he runs a small grocery shop on the outskirts of Dhaka, the capital city.
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