Albert P. Crary

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  • The Man Who Took The Prize By Caroline Alexander

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    From George Washington to Odysseus, heroes come in a variety of forms. In “The Man Who Took the Prize” written by Caroline Alexander, Roald Amundsen, a Norwegian explorer, had the goal of becoming the first to travel to the North Pole. However, after failing his mission, as Robert Peary had beat him, he began racing for “...the most prestigious prize the world of exploration still offered: the South Pole” (Alexander). With this, he gathered his men and headed out for one of the most obscure areas