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April 18, 2017

How 'adventurer of the year' Mira Rai went from child soldier to ultrarunner

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Nepal's long-distance trail runner Mira Rai was once a child soldier. Now she's showing Nepali girls that they can be athletes. Produced by: Anne Bailey. Image credit: Lloyd Belcher.

Aired April 17, 2017

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Revlon F
Wow! Born to trail run. It's truly a blessing when you find your niche. Interesting and inspiring story.
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Marty H
This is finally a story about a woman that needed to be shown. People do not understand what the Naplize are going through. Mira should be Time Magazine's Women of the Year, no a transgender m/f. Mira is an actual hero and an inspiration to the world. Thank you for this story.
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Lynne M
Amazing to rise above such poverty and violence on a global scale. Sexism, agism may have saved her for her true calling. We in western world still need title IX. She has so many obstacles and still persists. What an amazing person! Thanks for bringing her into the spotlight!
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