Life and death in the hills

'Once it's in your DNA it never leaves'

Last updated 05:00 13/07/2014

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Two former special forces soldiers are rejoining civilian life by using their unique skills to offer raw outdoors experiences.

Reporter Charles Anderson and photographer Richard Cosgrove went bush with them for 24 hours. This is a tale of life, death and new beginnings.

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