Escape came to Timothy Treadwell in the form of bears. Year after year for thirteen summers he fiercely “guarded” and “protected” the bears of the Katmai National Park in Alaska. Whether the bears needed protection in the first place or whether he was doing more harm than good is debatable, however it can be argued that his true purpose in Alaska was not of helping bears but was he was deeply disturbed man haunted by a world of rejection and alcoholism. He often spoke of not understanding the world of men, and that he felt more at peace in the wild.
To say Christopher McCandless disliked his life is an understatement. As soon as he graduated from college he donated all of his money and hit the road, not telling a single person where he was going or when they would hear from