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'Wild' Author Cheryl Strayed On Advice And Bravery11:15
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Cheryl Strayed arrives at the Fox Searchlight Golden Globes after-party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel January 2015. (Omar Vega/Invision/AP)
Cheryl Strayed arrives at the Fox Searchlight Golden Globes after-party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel January 2015. (Omar Vega/Invision/AP)
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Cheryl Strayed rose to fame with her memoir "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail," the story of her 1,100 mile hike on the Pacific Crest Trail. She's also one of the voices of the WBUR podcast "Dear Sugar," where she dispenses advice on life and love to anonymous letter writers. Now, she's out with a new book, "Brave Enough." It's a collection of more than 100 of the most popular quotes from her books.

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Cheryl Strayed, author of "Wild" and co-host of the WBUR podcast "Dear Sugar." Her new book is "Brave Enough." She tweets @CherylStrayed.

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The Los Angeles Times: 'Wild' author Cheryl Strayed Says You Need To Be 'Be Brave Enough To Break Your Own Heart'

  • "Real change in most of our lives is far more discrete and incremental, and it's a lot gnarlier along the way...We're always evolving to that next thing. And we transform in discrete and powerful ways over the course of our lives."

The New York Times: The High Road: 'Wild,' A Hiking Memoir By Cheryl Strayed

  • "In the summer of 1995, a 26-year-old woman who had never been backpacking before set out to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. She had already separated from her husband, quit her waitressing job and sold most of her belongings. Now she went to the outdoors store REI to purchase almost everything she could possibly think of for her three-month journey."

This segment aired on November 17, 2015.

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