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© 2018 by monica-shanta

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From Hackney to the North Pole - Matthew Henson and Dwayne Fields

Matthew Henson - 1866 to 1955

African American Explorer

In 1909 Matthew Henson became the first man 

to walk to the North Pole.

Dwayne Fields - Born 1983

British Explorer living in Hackney, East London.

Inspired by Matthew Henson, in 2010 Dwayne Fields became the first Black British man to walk to the North Pole

 

Dwayne is currently planning his trip to the South Pole. 

http://dwayne-fields.com