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July 20 in freethought history…

July 20, 1919 – Mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man (with Tenzing Norgay) to summit Mount Everest, is born in Auckland, New Zealand. In later life, when asked if he ever prayed for help, said, “Well, I have no … Continue reading

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