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How a hiker, scrambler, and trail runner brought his passions together

Produced by TERA SWANSON 

With less than two years of mountain and alpine running experience under his belt, Tom Amaral has made significant progress in a sport that many have never heard of.

What began as hiking, scrambling and training for ultra-marathons quickly transformed into the niche sport of alpine running.

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Philanthropist and adventurer determined to raise $1 million for international children

Produced by OLIVIA CONDON and MEGAN BILTON

Approximately 20 hours had passed since Martin Parnell and his guides Lau and Kidori began their ascent up Mt. Kilimanjaro.

The air was thin and their extremities near freezing, but they had a schedule to stick to. With nothing but hydration packs on their backs, the next hour would prove not only to be a physical breakthrough, but a mental one for the small group.

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Local artist creates reconstructive tattoo business post-breast surgery to make a world of difference

Disclaimer: This video contains nude images.

Produced by VERONICA POCZA and ALEXANDRA RABBITTE

It's a quiet afternoon inside Stacie-Rae Weir's studio, Sacred Space. The artist, making herself comfortable at her "second home," leans back in her desk chair. She turns up the metal music she's selected from her sleek apple desktop, acknowledging that it may clash with the intended ambiance of the studio.

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Retired accountant is creating functional works of art 

Produced by EVAN MANCONI

Ugo Crecco uses his mathematical ability to craft these artistic fly rods.