“Hermit of the Craggies” went from acorns and roots to prison food


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Convinced his only neighbor was out to get him, solitary trapper and paranoid former prospector “Crazy Hugo” ambushed him with a rifle; the state prison became his retirement home. (Near Agness, Josephine County; 1933) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/o1105b-crazy-hugo-hermit-of-craggies.html)

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