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Old January 11th, 2008, 02:59 AM
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Today one of my countries greatest Hero's passed away, Sir Edmund Hillary.

I am very sad as he was a great human being and if this world had as much humanity as he did this planet would be paradise.

He had a big heart, a deep mind and was a friend to literally thousands of people around the world especially in Nepal.

RIP Sir Ed!!
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Old January 11th, 2008, 03:35 AM
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Old January 13th, 2008, 01:56 AM
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Thank you Michael for your empathy.

There will be a state funeral Tuesday week for the first man to stand on top of "Mount Everest".
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Old January 13th, 2008, 03:49 PM
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Makes me feel awfully old. I was a child when he and Tenzing Norgay accomplished the impossible, without the modern equipment the climbers have today. What a man! And a great philanthropist to boot. A loss to all of mankind, not just to Kiwis.
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Sir Edmund Hillary has left quite a legacy. He was an amazing man.
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