Brazilian tourist rescued near 'Into the Wild' site in Alaska


  • World
  • Friday, 17 Apr 2020

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A Brazilian tourist who made a pilgrimage to an abandoned bus made famous by the book and film "Into the Wild" has been rescued from the remote site outside of Denali National Park, the Alaska State Troopers said on Thursday.

The tourist, one of hundreds of visitors who have hiked out to the site where Christopher McCandless died of starvation in 1992, activated an emergency beacon after he ran out of food, the troopers said.

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