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Message of Condolence from United Sherpa Association (Sherpa Kyidug), New York

United Sherpa Association, U.S.A, mourns the loss of Sir Edmund Hillary who passed away on Jan 10, 2008 in Auckland City Hospital at the age of 88. A true hero of the Sherpa People and a good human being. It is a day of sadness and a great loss for the entire Sherpa Community. He will be greatly missed.

Our Prayers and thoughts are with the families of Sir Edmund Hillary. May the departed soul rest in peace.

MAY THE DEPARTED SOUL REST IN PEACE. OM MANI PADME HUN


Message of Condolence from Network of Sherpa Students and Professionals (NSSP), New York

Network of Sherpa Students and Professionals (NSSP) offers its heartfelt condolences to Lady Hillary, Peter Hillary and their families.

The death of Sir Edmund Hillary is a profound loss to the Sherpa Community. He was a true father figure to our community. Sir Edmund Hillary was a role model and a great human being. He carried himself with great humility despite his international prestige and heroic achievements.

The Sherpa community will always be grateful to Sir Edmund Hillary for the tremendous impact he had on the upliftment of Sherpas in the Solukhumbu region. His generosity and devotion to the Sherpa people has helped transform the lives of thousands of Sherpas.

Thank you Sir Ed. You will always live on in our hearts.


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