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[ Sports ]
Chris Boucher’s story is unique in the NBA. He didn’t grow up with a basketball in hand or aspired to play as a kid, yet he became a record-setting player. So what’s his secret? Even if sports aren’t what excite you, there’s something in his journey for all of us to apply to our lives. Let’s explore.
[ Pebbles ]
By Sam Burns
The vast majority of people who have summited Mount Everest have porters to thank for it—but being a porter is far from a safe profession. Yet, for many Sherpa, this is their only way to support their families. After becoming a porter at the age of 12 and summiting Everest 21 times, Apa Sherpa has created a foundation to ensure that children have another path to travel in life through their education.