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Commentary: Sir Edmund Hillary

Morning Edition sports commentator Frank Deford marks the anniversary of one of the greatest athletic achievements in human history: Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's climb to the top of Mount Everest.

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Frank Deford died on Sunday, May 28, at his home in Florida. Remembrances of Frank's life and work can be found in All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and on NPR.org.