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#1 Draconian Guppy

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 13:22

The Siberian taiga in the Abakan district. Six members of the Lykov family lived in this remote wilderness for more than 40 years—utterly isolated and more than 150 miles from the nearest human settlement

Read more: http://www.smithsoni...l#ixzz2JSsMaah7


#2 fusi0n

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 13:42

Very strange.. Thanks for sharing!

#3 Lamp0

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 13:52

Yea, I read this the other day. Apparently the women is still alive living out in the cabin on her own.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 13:52

Even at work, I read the whole thing without stopping. That was incredibly interesting. I really hope there is a book written about this family and their discovery.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 13:57

Even at work, I read the whole thing without stopping. That was incredibly interesting. I really hope there is a book written about this family and their discovery.


Yeah! Indeed a pretty neat, though I'm not so sure about their decision of turning down medical help...

#6 Luc2k

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 13:59

Brought a tear to my eye.

#7 Lamp0

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 14:11

I really hope there is a book written about this family and their discovery.


The bottom of the article it sites the sources including a book from 1994 called Lost in Taiga. which is about the family.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 14:34

Utterly amazing, couldnt stop myself reading it. Now want more info and pics :)

#9 Jason S.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 15:42

interesting article. thanks!

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 15:58

Wow, that was an interesting read.

#11 Lee G.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 16:02

Thread moved to Real World News.

Thanks for sharing. I'm about to read the article.

#12 linsook

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 16:11

Great read. Very interesting.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 17:01

Great story! thanks for sharing!

#14 redvamp128

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 17:23

Yes :iiam: there is life without technology so I guess :busted: .

Though the true question is could you go without human contact other than your folks almost all your life?

Very interesting though.

#15 Growled

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 02:07

Very interesting. I can't imagine living like that.