Monday, August 25, 2014

The Last Hermit: Christopher Thomas Knight of Maine

Christopher Thomas Knight lived 27 years in the Maine woods, supporting himself entirely by stealing from unoccupied cabins. In 27 years he spoke once to a passing hiker, saying only "Hi."

"Culturally my family is old Yankee," Chris said. "We're not emotionally bleeding all over each other. We're not touchy-feely. Stoicism is expected." I guess so.

More here.



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