The Remarkable Tale of Christopher Thomas Knight

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For many of us accustomed to modern life, the inconveniences of daily life may affect us but do not overwhelm us. Such was not the case for Christopher Thomas Knight, who went for almost 30 years without encountering a single soul. Knight gave up the perks of modern life and retreated deep into the Maine woods, only to be heard of through bits and pieces of gossip and reported sightings. But how did he survive, where did he find food and shelter, and most importantly, how did he eventually get caught? Read on for the incredible story of the world’s last true hermit.