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These incredible photos show one 72-year-old woman's hermit lifestyle in Siberia

You've probably never heard of Agafia Lykov. Most people haven't, and that's intentional: Agafia is a hermit who lives miles from the nearest town, in the Siberian wilderness. Agafia's homestead was built across much of the 20th century by her family — its only residents since about 1937. That was the year that Agafia's father, Karp, set off with his wife and two children into the Siberian wilderness.
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