Alaska man embarks 50-mile nighttime walk between remote villages--at 30 below

February 6, 2015 2:29 PM

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A man was found unharmed after walking nearly 50 miles from the Interior Alaska community of Birch Creek to Fort Yukon overnight Monday in subzero temperatures.

Lawrence James, 52, was located Tuesday morning just four miles from Fort Yukon. James had been walking for 16 hours. He had made it roughly 46 miles in temperatures lingering around -30 degrees.

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