Edmund Hillary Norgay Research Paper

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On the Top of Mount Everest
Have you ever thought about being at the top of the world? Person without the will and fortitude cannot imagine to do so. But, some person has strong desire and passion to achieve the adventurous glory to reach in the top of the world. Two person to achieve such glory at first are, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. These two ideal personalities from different countries who have everything uncommon except their willingness to climb the highest peak, came together and make it happen despite of many problems, in May 29. 1953 they were able to reach on the top of Mount Everest.
Edmund Hillary was an adventurous person from New Zealand. He was born on July 20, 1919.Edmund Hillary, discovered his love towards snow in the age of 16 when he was taken to Mount Ruapehu in Tongariro National Park as a school trip. After the completion of high school, he continued his interest by climbing the another peak Mount Olivier in New Zealand’s Southern Alps at the age of
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Tenzing had saved Hilary’s life in the early stage of 1953 expedition. They both learned to respect each other as a mountaineers. When they reach the summit they lingled about 15 minutes at the top. Hilary captured the photo as Tenzing unfolds the flags of Nepal, India and United States. There is no picture of Edward Hillary as Tenzing was unfamiliar with the camera.
Conclusion – To conclude, these personalities were totally different from each other. They do not have any similarities rather than reaching the top of mountain. They were introduced to each other while joining the team to reach Mt.Everest. Tenzing Norgay and Edward Hillary were the first reaching the Mount Everest leaving the whole team behind. Despite of the numerous obstacle and problems they faced at the top, these two personalities were able to meet the summit on May 29,

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