Friday, April 29, 2005

22 Minutes of American Limbo

This is why NPR is great. It is warming. It is entertaining. It is educational. It is journalism. On This American Life this week: "American Limbo." Stories of living completely outside the grid of American life. The story that touched me most:

Act One. The Family That Flees Together, Trees Together. The Jarvis family, a group of eight, goes on the run from the law–for seven years. They live on a boat, in a treehouse in a swamp. They escape capture time after time. And how do the kids turn out, living a life outside of society, as fugitives? Surprisingly great. (22 minutes)

Better than a movie. You should listen too (link).

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