A distressing article from the SMH on a guy in the US who hid from society for 25 years.

The Media and the Welfare will be all over him.

Poor bastard.


ROME, Maine: He would meditate on an overturned bucket while staring up at the sky and knew all the eagles that nested nearby.
The only words he had spoken to another person in 27 years were when he said "Hi, how are you" to a man he met on a trail, a spokesman for the Maine wildlife department said. That was in the 1990s.
This is mind-boggling. I just can't believe this guy was here 27 years.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/world/alone-in...#ixzz2QFmxqGCf