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Lisa Schneider poses in front of Machu Picchu in Peru. Schneider spent nearly 20 years as a kindergartner and first grade teacher in Steamboat Springs. Her life changed after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and she traveled to world, climbing the highest peak on each of the seven continents. Now she's returning to Steamboat to speak about her journey from fear, soon after her diagnoses, to empowerment.

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Former-Steamboat teacher returning to tell life-changing story

For Lori Schneider, Steamboat Springs represents a completed circle. The 56-year old former Steamboat teacher — then Lori Whitehead — isn’t nearly finished, however.

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