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Freedom Park in Charlotte, North Carolina, has always been a special place for my family. I spent many afternoons of my childhood there—playing youth lacrosse, riding bikes around the duck pond, and climbing on the giant steam engine. Now, as an adult, I go there with my wife to walk the dog and...



15 hours ago
To what extreme would you go for conservation? This volunteer ran 115 miles in 7 days in the #GobiMarch. Tweet chat 7/7 at 12pm PST.
21 hours ago
155 miles. 7 days. 117-degree heat. They call it the #GobiMarch. One contestant’s story - http://t.co/fn49c7o2oR
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155 miles. 7 days. 117-degree heat. They call it the #GobiMarch. One contestant's story- http://t.co/fn49c76rxj http://t.co/XNwq5edJsU