The mayor of a French Alpine town lodged a complaint Monday against a man whose attempt to climb Mont Blanc with his young children to set a world record almost proved fatal.
A photo taken on July 16, 2014 from the Brevent mountain shows a view of the Mont-Blanc mountain, in the French Alps
Patrick Sweeney, an American climber, tried to go up western Europe's highest peak with his nine-year-old son P.J. and 11-year-old daughter Shannon but the children got caught in the start of an avalanche, forcing them to call off the attempt.
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