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In Peru, MSU student runs a marathon a day to inspire kids

Courtesy/Abbie Newton

One sophomore at Michigan State University spent the last two weeks in Peru on an expedition through rainforests and mountains, with the organization Impossible 2 Possible.Journalism major Abbie Newton was selected as one of five youth ambassadors from all over the world to participate in the mission, where she along with her team members ran a marathon a day for six days.

Newton says the organization's mission is to inspire young kids to reach beyond their perceived limits by challenging themselves mentally and physically.

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