On May 29, 1953 Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary became the first to successfully climb Mount Everest, the highest mountain on earth. Surprisingly, neither climber ever acknowledged which of them was technically the first to summit!
A staunch advocate for people with disabilities, Helen Keller traveled to 39 countries in her lifetime, including England, Scotland, France, India, South Africa, Japan, and Korea.
From Johannesburg, South Africa, Zoologist Kevin Richardson (aka The Lion Whisperer) spent many years studying Zoology in University. Over the years with his work with wild cats, he has established some kind of respect amongst the animals there, understanding their behaviour and needs, and sharing immense closeness.