Jamling Tenzing Norgay / Wikipedia Commons

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

Climber Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa companion, Tenzing Norgay, pose together in 1953 after returning from the first climb to the top of Mount Everest. The photo, with a credit to Norgay's son Jamling Tenzing Norgay, was shared on Wikimedia Commons.

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