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The coffin of French climber Maurice Herzog is pictured during his... News PhotoAttending,Ceremony,Chamonix,Church,Climbing,Coffin,European Alps,Family,France,French Culture,Friendship,Funeral,Haute-Savoie,Horizontal,Human Interest,Maurice Herzog,PeoplePhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPThe coffin of French climber Maurice Herzog (C) is pictured during his funeral ceremony attended by his relatives and friends, 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 13. AFP PHOTO JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)