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Lincoln man reaches Everest summit

 


A Lincoln businessman has reached the summit of Mount Everest, making him one of the few Nebraskans to do so.

Robert Kay, who owns Star City Motor Sports, reached the summit at 9:03 p.m. Wednesday, according to his wife, Patty Kay.

She reported her husband’s progress on a blog that has followed his three previous failed attempts.

“We’re very happy for Robert,” she said in a phone interview Thursday. “It’s been a goal for a long time for him.”

Robert Kay’s third attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest ended in April 2014 after an avalanche killed a dozen Sherpa climbing...



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