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Living in the woods
Living in the woods.
By Luke Sanders
The Sanders family lives in the middle of the woods, in the Upper Peninsula of
The Sanders aren’t a typical American family. They live without a lot of things many people consider necessary. They don’t have running water. They use water from the spring for drinking and cooking. They only go into town once a week to buy things like milk. “For the electricity, we have a water generator in the river. It is very efficient. We could have lights and TVs, and computers if we wanted”, said
How do they keep in touch with friends without a phone? “ It works out pretty well” said
The two boys are home schooled. They like it better that way. “I think I’m lucky because I can do things that most people can’t. Instead of going to school, we go to work with my dad on construction sites” said
Will the boys continue this lifestyle as adults? “Probably, even if we have electricity and running water,” said Brynn. “We are used to it” added
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