Re-reading Shackleton's Way | Introduction (1)

“… and until recently, he had been little remembered since his death.”


For Shackleton, the Endurance expedition was a disaster. Yet, it's interesting to reflect that if he had achieved his goal of crossing Antarctica, almost no one would care. The expedition would be a footnote in history. It's his unfailing courage and refusal to give up in the face of relentless hardships that will live on forever as inspiring lessons for all of us.




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