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Gil Weiss And Ben Horne, U.S. Climbers, Found Dead In Peruvian Mountains

11:24 AM, Jul 29, 2012   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA) --  Family and friends of a local mountain climber are left with heavy hearts this weekend after they learned their loved one died during a hiking trip.

Thirty-two-year-old Ben Horne of Annandale, Va. had been hiking the mountains of Peru with a friend when the pair went missing earlier this week.

Their bodies where discovered near the area where they had been climbing on Saturday.

Ken Molestina spoke with the loved ones who say Ben wanted to "be as complete of a human as he could be."

 

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