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Wood (right) and buddy Jesse Hacker get their trip started at Itasca State Park. (Contributed photo)

Brock's battle: Paddling with a purpose

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Alexandria's Brock Wood had no intention of letting Hodgkin's lymphoma dictate the way he lived his life from the day he was diagnosed last fall.

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It ultimately did, though. It hasn't touched his adventurous spirit. Instead, it gave him an opportunity to turn the adventure of a lifetime into something much bigger than himself.

PADDLING WITH

A PURPOSE

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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