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‘He was very, very lucky’: Oregon climber survives fall into Mt. Hood volcanic gas crater

By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) – A climber who slipped from near the top of Oregon’s Mt. Hood, sliding 800 feet before plunging into a gaping hole that emits toxic volcanic gases, managed to survive the plunge and was in fair condition on Tuesday, officials said.  After sliding down the…