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Young model gears up to bike 300+ miles to bring awareness to mental health

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — A young man is biking hundreds of miles to bring awareness to mental health.

Kevin Hubsmith is the picture-perfect image of health and happiness.

From the outside, this male model has it all. The glitz and the glamour.

But looks can be deceiving.

“It started in high school. I actually had an incident with self-harm, which was my first real big obstacle with mental health,” Hubsmith said. “Got some treatment and then went off to college and had a little bit of a manic episode in college actually.”

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That’s when Hubsmith decided to spend 76 days in the wilderness.

Nine years ago, he went to an outdoor therapy retreat in the Moab Desert in Utah.

So next Wednesday he’s going back to where it all started for him. A full circle moment.

He’s

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