Edmund Hillary Dies

The world lost a great New Zealander with the death of Edmund Hillary today, January 11. Hillary ranks as one of my favourite adventurers and explorers. One hopes his humanitarian efforts, particularly in Nepal, will live on for many years to come. From world leaders, to the average person, generous and positive comments about the man and his life are quickly outpouring, and rightly so.

Hillary was 88.

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One thought on “Edmund Hillary Dies

  1. Fascinating fellow. I found it heartening to discover that being made an honorary citizen of Nepal one of his prouder moments later in life. Surely the one of the most famous New Zealanders ever.

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