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First Australians

Aboriginals had the continent to themselves for 50,000 years. Today they make up less than 3 percent of the population, and their traditional lifestyle is disappearing. Almost. In the homelands the ancient ways live on.

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Stranded on the Roof of the World

Afghanistan’s Kyrgyz nomads survive in one of the most remote, high-altitude, bewitching landscapes on Earth. It’s a heavenly life—and a living hell.

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The Sky Caves of Nepal

Cliffside caves in the former kingdom of Mustang are giving up their secrets.
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The Quiet Hell of Extreme Meditation

A journey into and beyond the challenges of total silence.

Aug 2012
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Tibetan Gold

It’s part fungus, part moth larva. And for those who find yartsa gunbu, it’s pure profit.
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Uncatchable

George Wright, America’s most elusive fugitive, ran for forty years. He ran from the authorities on three continents, hiding out and blending in wherever he went. It was a historic run—and now that it’s over, he might just pull off the greatest escape of all.

GQ
May 2012
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The Cold Patrol

Two young Danes find out if they’re tough enough for the world’s only military dogsled team.
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Here Be Monsters

They did it for the simplest of reasons: adventure. Three friends, on a drunken dare, set out in a dinghy for a nearby island. But when the gas ran out and they drifted into barren waters, their biggest threat wasn’t the water or the ocean—it was each other.

GQ
May 2011
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Malaria: Stopping a Global Killer

The rapidly spreading disease affects more people than ever before. But until recently, the outcry has been muted.
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Beyond the Canal, Panama Pristine

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Playing War

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A Hatred Smoldering in the Hills

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Alone in the Badlands

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Is Youssouf Malé a Slave?

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To Wait or to Flee

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Naji’s Taliban Phase

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Desperate Passage

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Complications

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The Blind Man Who Taught Himself to See

Daniel Kish has been sightless since he was a year old. Yet he can mountain bike. And navigate the wilderness alone. And recognize a building as far away as 1,000 feet. How? The same way bats can see in the dark.

Mar 2011
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How I Convinced a Death-Row Murderer Not to Die

Eight years ago, Christian Longo murdered his wife and three children. On the lam, he assumed the identity of the author, a man he’d never met. Now their long, twisted relationship culminates in a final, chilling bargain.

Dec 2009