Moment in time: Sept. 6, 1992 — When a moose hunter found Christopher McCandless’s body tucked into a sleeping bag on an old Fairbanks City bus, he weighed a scant 67 pounds. Off Alaska’s Stampede Trail, the 24-year-old from Virginia had been dead for more than two weeks, likely of starvation.
Christopher McCandless - Alexander Supertramp. I admire this man, tremendously. Yes, he made mistakes. Unfortunately, one of those led to his demises. But, he represents a belief that we can become the people we want to be, to achieve what we want, and that we don't need anyone else to help us do so. Thank you, Chris.
7 people who gave up on civilization to live in the wild
Christopher McCandless: (via 7 people who gave up on civilization to live in the wild) Best known from Jon Krakauer's book "Into the Wild," and the Sean Penn-directed movie of the same name, Christopher McCandless (who renamed himself "Alexander Supertramp") was an American itinerant who dreamed of an Alaskan Odyssey in which he would live off the land, far from civilization...