Tiffany Gee Lewis
Tiffany Gee Lewis is a freelance writer for Deseret News, where she writes the "In the Whirled column," as well as news stories. She also writes for the Minneapolis Star Tribune and is a contributor to the Friend Magazines online resources. She has done work for the Miami Herald, Austin American-Statesman, National Geographic Magazine online and the Liahona. Lewis received her undergraduate degree in journalism from Brigham Young University, where she received the Forace M. Green Award for outstanding senior in print journalism. In her sparest of spare times, she enjoys running, gardening and experimenting with the family cuisine. She lives with her husband and four sons in the Twin Cities.

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Like George Mallory, we may climb mountains "because they're there." Bred of part folly and part nerve, it is the mountain that changes us.
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Each of us has an Exodus. We have a place that, upon the return, reminds us of what we set out to become. Going back is a way of looking forward, to make sure we are still headed in the right direction.
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