Running to the convent

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Not many people run a half marathon and fewer still these days join a religious order. Alicia Torres, 24, is doing both.

She ran the Chicago half-marathon--that's 13.1 miles--on September 13 with the goal of making a dent in her college loans. She has to be debt free before taking a vow of poverty.