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<p>Matthew Henson was not meant to lead an ordinary life. His dreams had sails. <br>They took him from the port of Baltimore, aro...und the world, and north to the pole.<br>No amount of fear, cold, hunger, or injustice could keep him from tasting adventure and exploring the world. <br>He learned to survive in the Arctic wilderness, and he stood by Admiral Peary for years on end, all for the sake of his goal. <br>And finally, after decades of facing danger and defying the odds, he reached the North Pole and made history. <br>At last, Henson had proved himself as an explorer--and as a man.</p> Read More

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