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41185
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In order to help foster a reconnection with the earth, the Asheville Forest School is a primary school for young children and holds all of its classes outside. In fact, there is no physical school, only acres of land where children learn to identify plants, learn how to start fires, and more.
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8772
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Eustace Conway, age twenty, is known as the Mountain Man of the Piedmont. Living in a teepee in Lincoln County, Conway reads Walden and is completely self-reliant. He eats mostly fruit and peanut butter and believes in living in harmony with nature and not in competition with it. For this reason, he rarely kills animals or even plants. A true outdoorsman, in 1981, Conway hiked the Appalachian Trail, a 2,200-mile trip, in sixteen weeks. He canoed from St. Louis to New Orleans, a 1,030-mile trip, in a month.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 49 Issue 11, Apr 1982, p16-17, il, por
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