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Unforeseeable demise of Chris McCandless Jeff Mabry 4:00pm Nov/19/2008 Jeff Mabry Chris McCandless was an odd young man with strange and dangerous ambitions that seem ludicrous and unacceptable in today’s society. Many people call him naïve and incompetent to the Alaskan wilderness while others call him brave for following his heart. McCandless was strong hearted and willful enough to survive the Alaskan wilderness even with minimal knowledge of the area and the conditions under which he must survive. McCandless had been living as a nomad for quite a while and had prior experiences at surviving on his own, unaided by many things we take for granted. However Chris had overlooked quite a few essential tools and abilities many deem essential for surviving the bush.
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The reason for Chris’s untimely death was due in part to a series of unfortunate events that could doom nearly any experienced bush traveler. It was unwise of McCandless to travel without a topographical map but had he not survived without one for years prior to the Alaskan incident? The hedysarum alpinum plant caused the demise of young Chris McCandless, without a doubt it
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course COMM 1102 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Gainesville State.

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