Sunday, March 18, 2012 at 8:00 AM
The Pacific Crest Trail winds its way from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon and Washington state. Cheryl Strand decided to take on 1,100 miles of the trail alone, on an impulse, after a series of life changing events. Strand tells host Rachel Martin about her memoir, Wild, and how this untamed piece of nature broke her down and built her back up.
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