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May 2018

Northern Lights Farm And Land Of The Helichrysum

In 2014 Gary bought land near Fort Nelson, British Columbia, for a new Young Living…

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Gary’s Early Life

Gary Young was born July 11, 1949, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and spent his childhood…

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Gary’s father built a 30 x 30-foot, four-room cabin, where he lived with his parents…

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Pursuing a Dream

After graduating from Challis High School, Gary pursued his life-long dream of starting a ranch…

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Building a Dream in Canada

After graduating from high school in Challis, Idaho, Gary began to pursue his life-long dream…

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The Essential Oils Journey

Following a serious logging injury in 1973, Gary found himself confined to a wheelchair for…

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Learning to Walk Again

Gary moved to Southern California, enrolled at a Naturopathic college, opened a small office in…

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Origin of Young Living Essential Oils

In 1988, Gary moved to Spokane, Washington, where he turned his attention to growing his…

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The First Planting

On a quarter acre behind the new headquarters in Spokane, Washington, Gary planted a small…

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The Father of Distillation

Through a lifetime of study, practice, and innovation, Gary elevated essential oil distillation into an…

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