Ultramarathoner embarks upon Alaska to Florida run
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Ultramarathoner embarks upon Alaska to Florida run

Pete Kostelnick is somewhere in the Yukon Territory, running through an isolated patch of land where grizzly bears are almost as common as cars. Catching him while he has cell phone service in such a remote area is like winning the lottery.

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LIFE STORIES: Near fatal crash leads to cross-country cycling trip
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LIFE STORIES: Near fatal crash leads to cross-country cycling trip

After the accident, doctors didn't think Chase Thurman would live another day, let alone be able to embark on a cross-country bike tour.

LIFE STORIES: Meat processor finds success in family field
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LIFE STORIES: Meat processor finds success in family field

Meat is all Ed Woods has ever known. From a child running around and getting in the way at his father's shop to a national representative of small meat processors everywhere, Woods has never considered anything else.

LIFE STORIES: Rare snake breeder finding feet in niche market
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LIFE STORIES: Rare snake breeder finding feet in niche market

Descending into Chris Turner's basement, there's little doubt the 27-year-old Quincyan has found his passion in life..

LIFE STORIES: Louisiana historian, radio personality looks to leave mark on hometown
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LIFE STORIES: Louisiana historian, radio personality looks to leave mark on hometown

At an age when most people are long retired and have slowed down in life, Martha Sue Smith still hosts a daily radio program and is finishing her third book.

LIFE STORIES: Former bank manager guiding nonprofit
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LIFE STORIES: Former bank manager guiding nonprofit

Sarah Stephens' office at Horizons Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry is minimal and unassuming. An award she received last year sits in the window sill, and a neat stack of papers, a laptop, printer, and a large photo of her daughter, Sophie ...

LIFE STORIES: International dancer becomes wellness writer
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LIFE STORIES: International dancer becomes wellness writer

Quincyan Krisna Hanks has taken the grit and determination that allowed her to sustain a professional dancing career into her 40s and applied those skills to helping others lead healthier lifestyles.