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There is nothing better than when you stumble upon a film that you never guessed you’d enjoy. I remember like it was yesterday, I’m sitting in my English class in high school and my teacher hands up this book with a cover of a young man on top of a rusty old van. 843 more words


Into the Wild

My all-time favorite true story, novel, and movie is Into the Wild. Not many people I know have really heard about or seen it, but for those who have, they question why I love it so much and why I feel it on such a deep level. 1,580 more words


The Pursuit of Adventure

I believe every man possesses an innate desire for adventure, discovery and exploration.  Have you ever felt it..then promptly ignored the call?  My recent trip to Colorado re-awakened that spirit within me.   332 more words


a reminder from chris mccandless

8 September 2015

I have always taken pride in my introverted nature – I felt it gave me the unique ability to truly enjoy being alone. 598 more words


In search of Away

Sometimes, I think I think too much. Ironic, I know. And yet, I’ve been sitting here writing a sentence or two at a time, deleting, re-wording, abandoning, repeating….over and over again. 1,223 more words


Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer - Nonfiction Review

 I initially had some reservations about reading this book. I had heard a lot of hype about it, both good and bad, and it seemed like most people who read it focused on judging the decisions made by the subject, Chris McCandless. 300 more words

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