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Thread: Into The Wild: Christopher McCandless

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    Carine McCandless' book is excellent. I always wondered if there was more to the story. Both Carine and Chris apparently suffered years of physical and emotional abuse. Carine no longer maintains contact with her delusional effed-up parents. Image and wealth mean more to them than the truth.
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    The bus that served as shelter for itinerant hiker, hitchhiker and adventurer Chris McCandless and also became the site of his death has been removed from the Alaskan wilderness’ Denali State Park.
    https://heavy.com/news/2020/06/chris-mccandless-bus/
    No More Stolen Sisters.

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    It should have been removed after he died, but I guess authorities didn't realize what a draw it would become. I wonder who will be injured or die trying to get to it unaware it's not there anymore? Or just because it was there?

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    I saw pics of them removing the bus...that must have cost I would think. Wonder where they took the bus? Yes get rid of it if dumb asses must be rescued trying to get there. I just have always felt bad for Chris and his sister. Being a death hag I would have loved to see the bus. But I would not risk my life. Just stupid. And sad.

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    I think I read in the article or another one they are thinking of putting it somewhere that is easy to get to and making a memorial out of it or something and then putting the things back in it that they removed when moving the bus.
    No More Stolen Sisters.

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    Walt McCandless died in 2019

    http://chrisspurpose.org/walt-mccandless/

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    I read Carine's book. Messed up family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alanwench View Post
    Carine McCandless' book is excellent. I always wondered if there was more to the story. Both Carine and Chris apparently suffered years of physical and emotional abuse. Carine no longer maintains contact with her delusional effed-up parents. Image and wealth mean more to them than the truth.
    Very true, the sister tells it like it was.
    Carolyn(1958-2009) always in my heart.

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