Howard, huge Shackleton fan, thrilled with Endurance discovery

Lawrence Howard has been fascinated with the Sir Ernest Shackleton story of an attempted Antartica crossing since his teenage years. Crews recently discovered Shackleton's ship, Endurance, 10,000 feet down in the Weddell Sea.

Portland storyteller Lawrence Howard has studied British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's famous early 20th century misadventure in Antarctica since his youth.

He has shared the Shackleton tale in storytelling dozens of times. It's his specialty, it's his passion, hearkening to when he and his father would sit around and talk about Shackleton for hours.