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Gould ’87 reflects on cross-country run of his youth

[Chris Gould’87] Chris Gould '87, whose "Chris Across America" run raised $20,000 for cancer research, shares his experiences in an interview with MassLive. Having graduated in '87 in College of Letters, Gould returned to write a 142-page thesis on his cross-country run to complete his MA in Liberal Studies at Wesleyan.

Imagine running a marathon – 26 miles, 385 yards.

Now imagine doing four miles more, just for the heck of it.

Now ... imagine doing that just about every day for four months.

Imagine all that, and you might get a mind-boggling idea of what Chris Gould, an Amherst Regional High School faculty member, accomplished in 1991, at the age of 25.

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