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When Beck Mitchell reflects on her teenage years as a troubled girl from Mount Evelyn, there wasn’t a thought in her 17-year-old mind that she might one day be an inspiration to youths in her very position.

But if every journey begins with a step, Ms Mitchell’s first steps up the stairs at Lilydale youth organisation Bridge Builders as a teen are to thank for the whirlwind adventure that just saw her run seven marathons across seven different continents in just seven days.

Now the Executive Officer and a youth worker at Bridge Builders, Ms Mitchell praised the organisation…