As a teenager, I began sponsoring a poverty-stricken boy in the Caribbean. Twelve years and thousands of dollars later I flew down to meet him—and to learn if my efforts did any good at all.
Sailing post-earthquake aid to Haiti as part of an ad hoc group seemed like an urgentand adventuresomeopportunity. One out of two ain't bad.
It's not enough to be at the forefront. In an era when everything has supposedly been done, these adventure icons ignore convention, court risk, and let their passion lead the way.
Outside editor Chris Keyes sits down with TV's most adventurous anchor.
When you're crossing to Florida the hard wayacross 800 miles of water, with six people and no motor, in a 21-foot handmade open boatit's a long, long way from Haiti to Miami.