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'Into the Wild' for wanderers of all ages


Last updated 11/15/2007 at Noon

After the fires, Fallbrookians can escape for two short hours by seeing the movie “Into the Wild.”

This is the true story of Christopher McCandless (portrayed by Emile Hirsch), who, suffering from post-adolescent rebellion, donates his savings to Oxfam and refuses his parents’ offer to buy him a new car to take to Harvard. Instead, he “hoofs it” from the rapids of the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon to grizzly country in Alaska, renaming himself Alexander Supertramp and burning his Social Security card along the way.

At the start of the movie, Christopher joins his parents, B...

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