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Christopher Johnson McCandless
Birth: Feb. 12, 1968
Inglewood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1992
Denali Borough
Alaska, USA

Folk Figure. He was an American wanderer who died near Denali National Park after hiking alone into the Alaskan wilderness with little food or equipment. Author Jon Krakauer wrote a book about his life, Into the Wild, published in 1996, which was adapted into a 2007 film directed by Sean Penn, Into the Wild, with Emile Hirsch as McCandless. 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
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Record added: Dec 27, 2007
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Christopher Johnson McCandless
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- donttellmewhatlovecando
 Added: Jan. 18, 2015

- Jeanie
 Added: Nov. 27, 2014
We all are like Christopher in our own way!!! We choose to live life the way we see fit. Let us all respect the way he chose to live his. He wanted the Serenity of the outdoors for a period of time. In the end he died a horrible death. Yet this is the way...(Read more)
- Rob Lew
 Added: Nov. 8, 2014
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