MANKATO (TEC News), July 30 – John Storkamp has opened eyes and given those suffering from drug and alcohol addictions some hope. He spoke at a free event last night sponsored by the Southern Minnesota Recovery Connection. Storkamp is celebrating 19 years of recovery and has taken leaps and bounds by completing the Iditarod footrace and winning the ultramarathon. The director of multiple running/endurance organizations he loves to reach out to those in recovery. Recovery Connection is also sponsoring the upcoming Got Talent show Aug. 2 at Hosanna Lutheran Church.