Stories Like this Fascinate Me

Smithsonian Magazine is reporting on a family in Siberia that lived for decades on the taiga, unknown to Russian authorities, seemingly unaware of (most of the rest of) civilization. The story by Mike Dash is a lengthy one, and I’m still reading it, but wanted to share it straight away. Stories like this fascinate me. May add more detail and links later on. H/t to Twitter pal Ruth Graham, who shared this earlier today. Ruth blogs at Public Road, a WordPress site, as this one is.

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  1. […] and were discovered 40 years later, barely aware of civilization and oblivious to modern history. I blogged about the story earlier in the week, and have been sharing it widely. An amazing story, the kind of story that I loved publishing in […]

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