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Old 03-25-2008, 10:03 PM   #1
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Here's a guy who retired in the late 60's, trekked up to Alaska, and carved out a home and life in Alaska for the next 35 years. An axe, a file, and a pan, and you could quit your job today too!

But really, this is a great about a man who said screw it all, and tested himself by going back to the basics. It's a great show to watch, and I plan on using it as motivation to not become the Flying Purple Consumer Monster or its henchmen Debt Boy.
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Old 03-25-2008, 10:11 PM   #2
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I should also mention that it's free from Google's video site. Free is good!
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We talked about this story here as well...

http://www.early-retirement.org/foru...ory-15492.html
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Son of a crap, beat me by four years.
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Old 03-26-2008, 12:05 AM   #5
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Didn't work out so well for Chris McCandless, aka Alexander Supertramp.
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It worked out well for every good guy in every Louis L'amour book I remember reading.
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