How This Former Marine Survived in the Rainforest for 20 Years


Former mechanic and marine Mick Dodge traipses through the Hoh Rainforest in Washington state wearing clothes made of buckskin. He wears no shoes on his feet. His long, grey hair and matching beard indicate that he’s been here for a while; in fact, Dodge has managed to make a life in the wild for decades.

Dodge isn't some crazed wild man, drug addict, or homeless person. To some, he could be considered a hero. Meet the man who chose to leave society for the great unknown...

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