Saturday, May 25, 2013

The Snail Man

Several years ago, the 38-year-old man's wife died, then he lost his job. Finally, he lost his house, according to the Austrian Times. The news outlet reports that he began to travel in search of work and sleep under bridges or in empty buildings.

But the frustrated and innovative Lingchao didn't want to live that way forever, competing for public space with others and becoming soaked in the rain. So he built himself a bamboo hut to sleep in — and he hasn't left home since.

For when it's time to leave, Lingchao lifts his house onto his back and travels onward, selling recyclable drinking bottles on the road, according to the Daily Mail.

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