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Born Naked


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Canadian environmentalist and prolific author Farley Mowat’s autobiography of his childhood, Born Naked, took me to the 1930s, near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I kept wondering if any parent in 2010 would permit an adolescent to spend days alone observing birds and animals at 40 degrees below zero in the wilds.

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