"I used to walk down Broadway, Papakura, in my tattered overalls and the seat out of my pants. Now, I thought ‘That’s gone forever. I’ll have to buy a new pair of overalls now’."
Sir Edmund Hillary on life as a celebrity after his Mt. Everest climb. Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first humans to reach the Earth’s heights on this day in 1953

"I used to walk down Broadway, Papakura, in my tattered overalls and the seat out of my pants. Now, I thought ‘That’s gone forever. I’ll have to buy a new pair of overalls now’."

Sir Edmund Hillary on life as a celebrity after his Mt. Everest climb. Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first humans to reach the Earth’s heights on this day in 1953