Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Woman climbs Everest -- twice in one week

We began "Extraordinary Comebacks" (vol 1) with the story of Sir Edmund Hillary.  Everyone knows he was first to climb Mount Everest;  few know he failed on his first attempt, but made it on the second.

(Hillary Clinton, a great comeback story on her own, was named for him.)

So much of life requires that "second effort."  A second effort is sometimes all that separates the victor from the also rans.

Now we come across this incredible story:

Woman sets Everest record - chicagotribune.comk


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