Mount Everest ascent anniversary

Edmund Percival Hillary, 34, left, and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, the 39-year-old Sherpa Sirdar, who reached the 29,002-feet summit of Mount Everest stand with garlands about their shoulders, wearing the specially struck gold medals with which they were presented by Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the Indian President, unseen, in New Delhi, India on June 29, 1953. They made the summit on May 29th. (AP Photo)

May 29, 2013 5:44 pm  •