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Refusing to Accept Failure: Sir Edmund Hillary

Refusing to Accept Failure:  Sir Edmund Hillary Sir Edmund Hillary was the first man to climb Mount Everest. On May 29, 1953 he scaled the highest mountain then known to man-29,000 feet straight up. He was knighted for his efforts. He even made American Express card commercials because of it! However, until we read his book, High Adventure, we don’t …

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