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Google employee killed in avalanche was 'adventure activist,' friends say
Google employee killed in avalanche was 'adventure activist,' friends say

Dan Fredinburg's friends described him as superhuman. Standing 6-foot-4, the athletic adventurer scaled mountains, swam with sharks and, after conquering Mt. Everest, had plans to kite surf across Antarctica. At Google, where he was an executive on the tech giant’s privacy team, the 33-year-old was a high achiever who, according to his best friend Dr. Mike North, was “screaming to the top.” When news broke that he was among at least 17 people killed in Nepal after an avalanche devastated the region on Saturday, few could believe it. “Everyone’s reaction was, ‘No, not Dan,'” said North, who was among the first to learn of the...

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