Alone in the Wilderness

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To live in a pristine land unchanged by man...to roam a wilderness through which few other humans have passed... to choose an idyllic site, cut trees and build a log cabin... to be a self-sufficient craftsman, making what is needed from materials available... to be not at odds with the world, but content with one's own thoughts and company... Thousands have had such a dream, but Richard Proenneke lived them. He found a place, built a cabin, and stayed to become part of the country. This is a simple account of the day-to-day explorations and activities he carried out alone, and the constant chain of nature's events that kept him company.
 
Friday, March 24, 10 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus
Friday, March 24, 10 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus

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