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An grocery store owner in Alaska is keeping his town fed by making a weekly trip to Costco - via a 14-hour boat trip.
Now that's some serious dedication to his town.
Toshua Parker lives in Gustavus, AK, a remote town of 450 only accessible by boat or plane.
When ferry deliveries were cut off due to the pandemic, Parker took things into his own hands, making the 100-mile round trip to Juneau in a 96-foot converted military craft. Once there, he loads up on supplies and heads back - hoping he doesn't encounter any storms along the way.
"It's funny because for us, this doesn't seem like a big deal," the small business owner told CNN.
"Alaskans are fiercely independent and resourceful; you really have to be to survive here. So when a problem arises, we don't typically look to someone else for help, we just find a way to do it."
They urged their customers to not worry or start hoarding because they would do everything in their power to stay stocked.
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