“I am a lucky man,” Hillary told an interviewer after the Everest climb. “I have had a dream and it has come true, and that is not a thing that happens often to men.”
National Geographic has put together a Photo tribute to the life of Sir Edmund Hillary.
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This comes courtesy of the Backcountry.com Newsletter:
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing — Helen Keller, 1957
Our thoughts are with the evacuees and those who’ve lost their homes and lives during this week’s wildfires in Southern California.
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