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The fifth person to run solo across America, Paul Staso, recently spoke to health and fitness students at Alexandria Technical and Community College. He described his 108-day journey and gave fitness tips. (Echo Press photo by Jessica Sly)

Ultra-endurance runner addresses college students


Paul Staso, the fifth person to run solo across the U.S.

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Jessica Sly
Jessica Sly has been working as a content writer at the Echo Press since May 2012, contributing, proofreading and editing content for both the Echo and Osakis Review. A Wadena native, she graduated from Verndale High School in 2009 and worked that summer at the Wadena Pioneer Journal as an intern reporter. She attended Northwestern College in St. Paul (now the University of Northwestern - St. Paul), where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in writing and a minor in Bible. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the piano (and learning the violin), reading, writing novels, going to the movies, and exploring Alexandria.
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