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National Geo Adventurers Of The Year, The Snow Tracker, Big Award For Aurora-Born Filmmaker

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Very few people see the Grand Canyon like Colorado's Pete McBride did recently when he walked its entire length. McBride and his hiking partner, Kevin Fedarko, are nominated for National Geographic Adventurers of the Year. Then, as a child, Aurora native Geeta Malik loved movies and TV shows, but never saw anyone on screen who looked like her. She's now a screenwriter and director in Los Angeles and won a prestigious fellowship. Plus, how one man's backyard snow measurements, charted over 40 years, have helped scientists understand the effects of climate change. And, celebrating cultures in "Granny Dances to a Holiday Drum."