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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - She's been to the top of three of the world's highest summits, and tried to get to the top of Denali, but had to turn back because of weather.

This spring, a local nurse anesthetist who's also a mountain climber will attempt the summit of Mount Everest.

it's a miracle she's preparing for Everest at all because in 2010, she thought she'd never climb again.

Gosia Borchardt joined First @ 4 to share her story.

Click the video player above to hear what she had to say.

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