Carine McCandless: “‘The Wild Truth’ and the Socialization of Domestic Violence” | Talks at Google

Carine McCandless – sister of literary icon Christopher McCandless – visits Google to discuss how social media in today’s world aids in perpetuating domestic violence. Carine also shares the true story behind her brother’s ill-fated 1992 journey into the Alaskan wilderness. Chris’s story was adapted into the critically-acclaimed book and film “Into the Wild,” which has been read and viewed by millions. Carine explains how a hidden family history of domestic violence led Chris to abandon his relationships and possessions and venture alone into the wilderness.

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