Trekker rescued after 47 days in Nepal celebrates birthday

Medical staff congratulate Taiwanese trekker Liang Sheng-yueh during a birthday celebration at Grandee International Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, on April 28, 2017. (Niranjan Shrestha / AP)

By Binaj Gurubacharya, The Associated Press, April 28, 2017 

KATHMANDU, Nepal — A Taiwanese trekker who was rescued after 47 days on a mountain in Nepal celebrated his 21st birthday at a hospital in the capital on Friday.

A happy Liang Sheng-yueh cut cheese and chocolate cakes in his hospital room in Kathmandu, where hospital staff and a government minister sang “Happy Birthday.” His family members were expected to reach Nepal later Friday.

With a paper hat on his head, Liang joined his hands to thank the doctors and journalists who were at the birthday celebration. Doctors fed him pieces of cake.

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