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Dependency Is Like a Walking Stick

Posted February 10, 2012 | 02/10/12 02:36 PM ET

Checking in from Hermanus, South Africa! Our 7000 mile walk across Africa for clean water (through charity:water) has nearly just begun; we are only a week in, taking a rest day in a backpacker's hostel. My comrades, Marty and Aaron are out for a little walk, while I...

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Why Would You Walk Across Africa?

2 Comments | Posted January 23, 2012 | 01/23/12 08:00 AM ET

People travel for all sorts of different reasons. Some people are running away from their current reality and some people are running towards their dreams. Some people are looking for a place to belong. Some people travel for work. Some people travel to "find themselves."

Have you ever watched the...

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Endurance: Take a Victory Lap

Posted October 13, 2011 | 10/13/11 01:22 PM ET

When I walked across CT, I made a rule for myself. It was simple enough, "You cannot stop for a break right before, right after, or in the middle of a hill". It became an important rule, because Connecticut ended up having more hills than I thought it would. And...

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Walk Across CT: What Do You Think About for 10 Hours a Day?

Posted July 24, 2011 | 07/24/11 11:20 PM ET

I've always been one to say that if you locked me in solitary confinement, I would survive just fine.

Don't get me wrong, I love to be around people, especially those who are most important to me. But -- at the end of the day I am an introvert, and...

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From Belief to Reality

Posted July 15, 2011 | 07/15/11 05:08 PM ET

"It is not what you know when you start that matters. It is what you can learn as you go along. When you are starting something new and challenging, always think, 'Can do.' Your capacity to do anything is simply a state of mind." - Donald Trump

For the next...

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