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JOURNEY WITH THE SHERPAS: THE STORY OF ZEKE O'CONNOR AND THE SIR EDMUND HILLARY FOUNDATION O'Connor, William Zeke, Christopher Shulgan 2012 1st edition
By O'Connor, William Zeke, Christopher Shulgan
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Canada, 2012, 1st edition. 264 pp, photos. Join Zeke O'Connor as he takes you through the many journeys he has traveled over the past six decades, first as a remarkably successful athlete (yes, its the Zeke OConnor who scored the winning touchdown with the Toronto Argonauts in 1952), then as a friend and companion to Sir Edmund Hillary.

As the founding President of The Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation, there is no one better equipped than Zeke O'Connor to tell of how this foundation enabled the Nepalese Sherpas to build their own 13 medical clinics and 17 schools over the past few decades, to establish literacy programs for women, and to spearhead a reforestation project that saw the planting of over 2 million seedlings over a 30-year span. Each journey described in this unique memoir is told with grace and humility. It is a celebration of the human spirit and lives well lived.  Paperback (only edition.)


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