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"From lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail."

Emme Bagwell

on 9 December 2013

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Transcript of WILD

By: Cheryl Strayed
Emme Bagwell

Born in 1968, Cheryl grew up close to her mother.
As a young adult, she became addicted to drugs and alcohol.
She married, but it was soon ended when she cheated on her husband.
Her mother was diagnosed with cancer and died.
Cheryl's life was falling apart.

ability to cure or heal people.
Not easily stopped; strong.
About Cheryl Strayed
The book was well-written, with vivid descriptions of the Pacific Crest Trail.
I would recommend this to 11th graders and older.
Some of the content was very mature.
I loved this book!
Oregon Live
Obstacle #1
Obstacle #2
Obstacle #3
The natural challenges of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.
Going through a divorce with her husband, Paul.
Overcoming the death of her mother.
Cheryl and her mother.
Oprah's Book Club
Opra's Book Club
Mount Hood, Oregon
Having clear aim and focus.
Pacific Crest Trail Association
Cheryl went on the trail to end her struggles with addiction and loss.
Every time Cheryl wanted to end the hike and go home, she kept going.
Cheryl had never done much hiking before the Pacific Crest Trail, but she knew she wanted to get through it.
New York Times
Opra's Book Club
Opra's Book Club
Cheryl Strayed
Theme of the Book
Living a simple life can help one gain self-awareness.
Another Theme...

In order to achieve happiness, one must learn to love.
Quote: "We are not poor, because we are rich in love."
-Mother of Cheryl Strayed
Quote: "That my complicated life could be made so simple was astounding."
-Cheryl Strayed
Cheryl Strayed
Mail Online
Opra's Book Club
*Cheryl Strayed released no pictures of her ex-husband Paul tot he media.
Daily Mail United Kingdom
Cheryl as a child with her brother, sister, and mother.
Cheryl decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail!
PCT: a hiking trail from the base of California to the top of Washington.
After a 3-month transformation, she learned what mattered in her life.
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