Barbara Hillary, 88, Trailblazer on Top (and Bottom) of the World, Dies

From The New York Times authored by Katharine Q. Seelye:

“Ms. Hillary had retired from a 55-year career as a nurse when, seeking adventure, she went dog-sledding in Quebec and photographed polar bears in Manitoba. She then learned that no African-American woman had ever made it to the North Pole and challenged herself to become the first…”

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