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A "strange contrast"

As the days darken earlier in the northern hemisphere, we can relate to Shackleton's words in South and marvel at the extraordinary cheerfulness of the Endurance crew... "A fine aurora in the evening

"A Viking with a mother's heart."

NOTE: An unidentified person who knew Shackleton early in his career characterized the Boss as a "Viking with a mother's heart." In this anecdote from Dr. Macklin's journal, we get a glimpse of that t

"Like school days all over again..."

Orde-Lees' Journal, November 24, 1915 Day by day goes by much the same as one another. We work; we talk; we laugh; we eat. Ah, we eat; how we eat! No longer on short rations we are a trifle more exa

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