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Packets of dried rice fill Caleb McMurry's backpack during a training hike at Rock Bridge State Park

November 24, 2012 | 4:14 p.m. CST
Packets of dried rice and pinto beans fill Caleb McMurry's backpack during a training hike at Rock Bridge State Park. The packages of rice along with other hiking essentials put the pack at about 40 pounds, a good weight to train for his upcoming 5-month hike along the Appalachian Trail.

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