Dear Chris McCandless

April 7, 2010
By Alexa H BRONZE, Southwick, Massachusetts
Alexa H BRONZE, Southwick, Massachusetts
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Dear Chris McCandless,

Into the wild you went,

Never to wander out.

What compelled you forward?

How did you survive on so little so long?

Just tell me how you died,

So I can solve that mystery.

Your life was enigmatic,

Your compulsions left cryptic.

Where would you have gone,

If you had left the bush that summer?

The world will never know,

And that is a tragedy.


Sincerely,

A curious admirer

The author's comments:
This is a letter to Chris McCandless, the hero of "Into The Wild" - the true story of his compelling life.

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