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Rob Krar: Running with Depression

Rob Krar is a private person, and there is a line that he and I had yet to cross until recently. When he called, asking me to be part of Movember's film project, I knew we were going to cross that line, venture into the dark place, and talk openly about his deep struggle with depression and his thoughts of suicide.

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Blind veterans kayaking the Grand Canyon

The bottom of the Grand Canyon, on the Colorado River, is a place I have been many times, but this time I try to see it from a new perspective: the perspective of not seeing it at all…I can only imagine the bravery of the five disabled veterans on our trip, who are taking on the Grand Canyon’s massive whitewater completely in the dark.

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Mile For Mile Campaign Successful in Patagonia

"Do what you love to protect what you love," says Kris Tompkins about Conservacion Patagonica's initiative to preserve a new national park in Southern Chile. Conservacion Patagonica is the organization started by Kris and her late husband Doug Tompkins, founder of both The North Face and Esprit brands.

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