Recent Stories

Don’t Stop Now

Backpacker, January 2016

At age 77, long distance hiker George “Billy Goat” Woodard has no fixed address and is forever walking in the wilderness or making his way to the wilderness—on trains, in friends’ cars, and sometimes by hitchhiking. Edited by Dennis Lewon.

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The Million Mile Man

Outside, November 22, 2016

Cyclist Danny Chew has Asperger’s Syndrome. When he was 21, he resolved to ride his bike a million lifetime miles. Then, at age 54 and 783,000 miles into his quest, he crashed and became paralyzed. He now hopes to knock off the last 217,000 miles on a hand cycle. Edited by Elizabeth Hightower.

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To Build a Mosque in America

Bloomberg Businessweek, August 16, 2016

After 18 years and $1.5 million, the Islamic Society of New Hampshire is still struggling to build its own place of worship. Edited by Miranda Purves.

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Refugee Runner

ESPN, August 9, 2016

Yiech Pur Biel was born amid a civil war in South Sudan. Soldiers burned down his village, his parents left him, he grew up in a refugee camp. Now he’s readying to compete in the Olympics. Edited by Vic Seper.

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Runaway

Amazon Kindle Singles, July 4, 2016

Of the hundred slaves to toil for President George Washington, Ona Judge was the only one to escape and tell her story. Edited by Ali Castleman.

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