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Return to the Wild

On November 25th 2014, PBS aired a documentary about Christopher McCandless titled “Return to the Wild”. It touches on more of the background and childhood of Chris and provides a great introduction to the book by his sister Carine McCandless “The Wild Truth”. Documentary “Return to the Wild“ Memoir “The Wild Truth“

The Wild Truth, by Carine McCandless

The following text is from the introduction to a book by the sister of Christopher McCandless, Carine McCandless. I have not read this yet, but will be soon and will definitely have a review here. The story of Christopher, Alaska, and his life changed mine as he is the reason I first visited Alaska in […]
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Poem – Journey to the Bus

The following poem is inspired and in the memory of Christopher Johnson McCandless. When I first read “Into the Wild”, I had never visited Alaska, but the idea dug its way into me. Subsequent reads and trying to look further and understand potential reasons behind his actions, helped to cement a mindset and extreme desire […]
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