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Meet Mira Rai—Nepal’s first female sports star and the 2017 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year

Meet Mira Rai—Nepal’s first female sports star and the 2017 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year

“Meet Mira Rai—Nepal’s first female sports star and the 2017 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. As a young girl growing up in her rural village, Mira endured a harsh life of poverty and hardship. At age 14, she ran away from home to join the Maoist rebel fighters in…