The Tale of the North Pond Hermit

Image Credits: Lawrence Public Library

Image Credits: Lawrence Public Library

Like the man who laid to rest by a bus in remote Alaska, some people decided that modern life isn't for them, and they would simply leave without a word, living in solemn solitude for years, if not decades. One man did just that - living in solitude for 27 years in the wild before he was discovered again. This is the story of Christopher Thomas Knight.

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