Sylvia Gaenzle
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Sylvia Gaenzle

Sylvia is the storyteller-in-chief at American Grit, with over 200 articles written and 1,000 edited. A photographer, videographer, and avid reader, she believes that stories are the most powerful way to inspire, educate, and motivate others.

Warrior Games
FitnessNewsSports

The 2017 Warrior Games Kicked off Saturday in Chicago’s Soldier Field, hosted by John Stewart

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FitnessStories

My athletic prowess is… nonexistent. So, why would I participate in the Chicago Ruck of Honor? There

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BusinessFitness

There seem to be a billion “fitness apps” out there these days. Some track your

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memorial
EventsNewsStories

Carol Stream, Illinois is one of several small suburbs of the larger Chicago area, but

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MilitaryNews

Final Salute‘s mission is simple – to provide women homeless veterans and their children a

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Video

People seek out high-speed thrills all the time for an adrenaline rush, from roller coasters

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How ToMilitaryProfessional

Retired Admiral William H. McRaven knows a few things about changing the world. He helped

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Outdoor

Small pieces of history can often be the biggest insight into the minds of people

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Outdoor

You may have heard that YouTube’s recently added “restricted mode” allows censorship of content that

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