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Southwest Alaska and western British Columbia teaches the participants a thing or two about themselves.
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As for his proudest moment, "completing our canoeing from Boulder Creek to the float house (14 miles), one kid reckoned.
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It's do or bust in a 100 mile journey. The summer expedition involved climbing Eve Cone (1,702m) and Mount Edziza (2,787m) in British Columbia.
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Alaska Crossings: 'lost' kids into the wild

Posted: Jan 31, 2011 06:20 pm EST

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They are victims of physical or sexual abuse, forced starvation, fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal drug abuse. Some have witnessed murders or the aftermath of suicide; while others are battling addictions of their own. The team at Alaska Crossings use the power of nature to help them cope."There are deep lessons in the text nature renders," wrote Robert Service in his classic poem The Call of the Wild. Alaska Crossings take this literally. The education takes place in southwest Alaska and western British Columbia; a rugged...

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