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Day 51: Female Role Models

Jack and Florence were both early Alaskan pioneers and I respected their adventurous spirit. It made me think about how so many people do extreme things today, like climb Mount Everest. I think we’re built with a desire to explore and experience harsh conditions, but our lives are so easy now. It often leaves people feeling unsatisfied.

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Day 50: Alaska Arrival!

I saw a bear and a moose on the side of the road. Then just before the border, there are signs showing the line between Alaska and Canada. I pulled over and looked into the forest.

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Day 49: Mama Bear

About 20 minutes into my hike, I was close to a large boulder when I saw a large black bear about 25 feet away me, to the left of the boulder. Panicked, I gasped, turned around, and started heading back down. Then I realized I’m not supposed to do that and I’m supposed to scare him. I turned around, hoping he wasn’t charging me.

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Day 44: Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway

Another RV pulled up with two middle-aged couples, and we all talked about driving the Alaska highway. They were surprised to see I was alone and not in an RV and asked where I was staying.

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