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The Appalachian Trail – The Path To Law School

August 10, 2012

Attorney Marcus Reed hikes the Appalachian Trail and ends up at University of Oregon Law School.

We are often asked, “So, when did you decide to be a lawyer?” I made that decision while on a long walk. A really long walk. When I set out from Springer Mountain, Georgia with my older brother on March 12, 2000 to hike the Appalachian Trail, law school was nowhere on my radar. I gave up my editing  job, girlfriend, dog, and apartment, and started walking north, with no idea of what I would be doing 2,167.2 miles later.

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