The Man of the Hole’ lives a life that’s the stuff of nightmares

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(NYPost) Picture all your friends and family brutally murdered or coldly displaced by illegal loggers, daring gold miners, brutal drug traffickers, cattle ranchers or land speculators — threats from all sides at virtually all times. Some get old and die, and your population dwindles until it’s just you left.

That’s the harrowing existence of one solitary native Brazilian Indian known to anthropologists as the “Man of the Hole.” Very little is known about him, but he’s believed to be the last survivor of his tribe. Continue reading

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