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In 1953 New Zealander Edmund Hillary, with Nepali Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, became the first to climb to the summit of Mt Everest. Scaling the world's tallest mountain was just one of many accomplishments for the mountaineer, explorer and humanitarian, who used his...
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Published Date: 3/28/2015
Marlin Perkins taught a generation of young people about animals as the host of "Wild Kingdom" from 1963 to 1985. The zoologist brought viewers into the wilds of Africa, South America and more, increasing their awareness of environmental issues as well as wildlife. Off...
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Published Date: 1/11/2015
Sir Edmund Hillary became one of the most famous adventurers in history when he reached the summit of Mount Everest, becoming the first in the world to do so along with Sherpa climbing partner Tenzing Norgay. When Hillary returned to solid ground, he found he had...
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