Sir Edmund Hillary, a Life in Pictures

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January 11, 2008: Tenzing's Son Mourns

Jamling Tenzing—son of the Sherpa who accompanied Hillary to the peak of Everest in 1953—mourns the New Zealander's death in Kathmandu, Nepal.

In 2003 the younger Tenzing summited Everest with the National Geographic 50th Anniversary Everest Expedition. Also on the team were Peter Hillary (Sir Edmund's son) and Brent Bishop (son of Barry Bishop, the National Geographic photographer who in 1963 was on the first U.S. team to conquer Everest).

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