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Great Escape

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The incredible journey of U.N. lawyer and ultra-runner Stephanie Case, who finds solace where others find hell

1. It was after 11 p.m. when Stephanie Case returned to her apartment in the United Nations compound outside Kabul, Afghanistan. To get there, she had to travel through the barbed wire and…



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Joseph Bien-Kahn

An LA-based journalist, with writing in Wired, Medium and New York Magazine.