“My goal was to thrive out there. I didn’t want to just exist, I wanted to thrive and be a role model for girls and women everywhere.”
BOSTON (AP) — Nicole Apelian first learned how to live primitively by tracking lions through the South African bush while doing academic research. More recently, she started gathering wild plants to eat to slow the progress of her multiple sclerosis.
In many ways, that made the 46-year-old native of Worcester, Massachusetts, a natural fit for the cast of “Alone,” a History Channel reality series that follows 10 survivalists on a remote part of Canada’s Vancouver Island. Read the full article »