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The North Wind

The North Wind

The North Wind

CLIMB ON — Despite bruised shins and jelly limbs, I (climbing on the right) reached the top of this 70-foot ice formation — affectionately named “The Dryer Hose” — with several words of encouragement and a few breaks. While physical strength is a must to reach the top, the mental roadblocks were much more complicated to conquer as I clung to the face of the ice.

Opinion — Ice climbing and the reward of perseverance

Andie Balenger March 21, 2023

I am the type of person who loves to be challenged. Whether it's academic, physical or mental trials, I love the process of overcoming hardships because of the great sense of accomplishment that awaits...

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If you take any time out of your day to stop and check the latest social media posts, chances are the news you learn won’t be particularly uplifting.
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