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I think I'm the first man to sit on top of the world.
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August 8, 1866
March 9, 1955
Matthew Alexander Henson was the first African-American Arctic explorer, an associate of Robert Peary on seven voyages over a period of nearly 23 years. They made six voyages and spent a total of 18 years in expeditions.
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