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Incredible Feats

Friday, November 01, 2013

I just finished reading a book about a woman who hiked the entire Appalachian Trail for her 40th birthday. It was called Summoning the Mountain: Pilgrimage Into 40. There was a community of hikers along the trail, so she often wasn't alone, but she did it by herself (with support from her sons and ex-husband). She showed a lot of growth in strength and resilience, and I enjoyed reading about her experiences and her insights.

Then, I follow this guy on Facebook. His page is called Running the End of the World. He started in Canada and is running -- barefoot -- to the Southern edge of Argentina. He's in his late 20s and is in incredible shape. He is on the Alabama/Mississippi border as I write this.

I don't really have an interest in superhuman feats like these, but they do give me inspiration to keep living a healthful life!

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  • v 68ANNE
    While these courageous people often get the headlines, it is the people like you, who gladly use them for inspiration, should also be celebrated.
    Way to go!

    SP Diversity
    938 days ago
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