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Sissi Herzog , the wife of French climber Maurice Herzog follows the... News PhotoAdult,Carrying,Ceremony,Chamonix,Church,Climbing,Coffin,European Alps,Following,France,French Culture,Funeral,Haute-Savoie,Hearse,Horizontal,Human Interest,Husband,Maurice Herzog,Men,People,Wife,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPSissi Herzog (C), the wife of French climber Maurice Herzog follows the hearse carrying her husband's coffin after his funeral ceremony, on December 20, 2012 at the Saint-Michel church in Chamonix, French Alps. Maurice Herzog, the French climber who conquered Annapurna in the first recorded ascent of a peak above 8,000 metres, has died at the age of 93, on December 14. AFP PHOTO JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)