Mount Everest ascent anniversary

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, centre, accompanied by Henry Day, centre right, Chairman of the Mount Everest Foundation, is shown a model of the mountain, at a reception to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the ascent of Everest, at the Royal Geographical Society in Kensington, west London, Wednesday May 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Yui Mok, Pool)

May 29, 2013 3:21 pm  • 

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Tales from the Morgue is a way for the Star to share stories from the treasure trove of information held in its old files.

Johanna Eubank, aka the Morgue Lady, was a research assistant in the Star Library - also known as News and Research Services - for 18 years before becoming an online content producer for StarNet. She has had her share of sneezing fits after digging into dusty old files, so she's sure to find a few old stories to re-examine.

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