10 most unusual ways of life
Some people do not want to live just like everyone else. We suggest that you read about ten such cases.
1. A woman living in the "Victorian era"
Sarah Chrisman I never dreamed of wearing a corset, but after her husband gave her the article of clothing on her 29th birthday, her life has changed completely. Corset inspired her to dress as women of the Victorian era, and since then it has become extremely worn such clothes.
Currently, she and her husband Gabriel try to follow the Victorian way of life, as far as possible in the modern world.
Every day Sarah wash basin and using a jug, personally sews itself all clothes made of natural fabrics, does not drive and uses oil lamps instead of electric. Their house in Port Townsend, Washington, too, is decorated in Victorian style. When it comes to cooking, Sarah uses the recipe book XIX-th century. So far, for the storage of food they have to use the refrigerator, but soon the couple hopes to replace it with a box of ice.
2. A man who lives like a dog
Gary Matthews, a former engineer and self-confessed "nerd", thinks he is a dog named Boomer. 48-year-old wears a collar, eating from a dog bowl of dog food - by the way, prefers "Pedigree" - and loves milk bones and dog biscuits. He even barking, chasing cars and burying bones in the backyard, as any dog.
Sleeping man in the booth, where, according to him, it is much more convenient than in a human bed. The decision to become a dog who lives in Pennsylvania Boomer adopted as a child after watching the popular television series "Here's Boomer". The series told the story of a stray dog on the nickname Boomer, who has traveled the world and help people in trouble. Soon Matthews became interested in dogs and hobby eventually turned into an obsession.
There are other people like Boomer, identifying themselves with various animals - they call themselves furry. This subculture was first introduced in the US in the 1980s. Furry consider themselves to anthropomorphic animals with human characteristics, such as high intelligence, the ability to speak, walk on two legs and to express emotion on his face. For most of them dressing up in animal costumes - just a hobby, but Boomer had fallen to the extreme and began to thoroughly follow the canine lifestyle.
3. A woman from North Carolina lived in the unit for artificial respiration during the 61-year
March Mason was an extraordinary man: she has spent more than 60 years of his life in a mobile apparatus for artificial respiration. She had to resort to this after completely paralyzed her childhood polio. Despite the seemingly hopeless situation, Martha lived a full life, she graduated from high school and college with honors, arrange dinners, and even published a book entitled "Life in the rhythm of the artificial respiration," which wrote about the challenges and joys of his life. She - the only person on our list, which is a life for themselves did not want to, but the circumstances were stronger.
March was born May 31, 1937, the year in Lattimore, a small town 50 miles from Charlotte. Her paralyzed at 11 years, and before that the disease killed her brother Gaston. After his funeral, March realized that she had observed the same symptoms, but kept his fears to himself, so as not to disturb the parents.
However, she soon discovered that if she wants to live, it needs a respirator. This apparatus makes it paralyzed people breathe, reducing and increasing the air pressure within the large iron tub. In this "aquarium" Ms. Mason lived almost all his life. The doctors told the parents of Martha took her daughter home and try to make her life happy, since more than a year, she will not survive, but Martha has gone through both of them through curiosity and desire to live.
4. The man spent the last 26 years of his life traveling the world with a giant crucifix on his shoulder to talk to people about Jesus
60-year-old Lindsay Hamon has spent the last 26 years of his life, carrying a giant cross on his back. He travels the world and tells about Jesus to all who will listen. He literally carried the faith on his shoulders for 19 countries, including New Zealand, Romania, India and Sri Lanka. During his journey, he saw a lot of amazing, but more than once, and faced with the brutality. Despite the fact that in Bangladesh, he was shot, and kicked in Rome with St. Peter's Square, Hamon has no plans to stop.
Hamon hoisted on the shoulders of the cross in 1987 and since then rarely resigned it with itself. Cross made from cedar wood, its height - more than 3, 5 meters and width - 1, 8 meters. To cross the base to attach the wheel to make it easier to carry, and a man wearing a cross on 12 hours a day, often without having the slightest idea of where he would spend the night.
The father of two children and part-time social worker receives donations from supporters who are helping him to remain committed to its role as a Christian evangelist. However, it is often forced to return to his hometown of Cornwall, to work and to pay for his family's bills.
5. Healthy woman living as a man, whose body is paralyzed from the waist down, and dreams of becoming disabled
Being confined to a wheelchair for life for most people - hell, but not for Chloe Jennings-White, a 57-year-old chemist from Salt Lake City, Utah: it is an unnatural desire to get a paraplegic. Chloe lives of persons with disabilities: she uses a wheelchair and wears long locks that do not allow her to bend your knees so that she could walk with crutches. But when you have to go up or down the stairs, she just stands up, removes locks and walks like a normal person. Like most of paralyzed people, she loves outdoor activities - though extreme. She makes the 12-hour trek to the forest and climbs mountains - again, like a normal person.
Physically Chloe Jennings is healthy, but in 2008, doctors diagnosed her violation of the perception of integrity of the body (NTSVT) - serious mental disorder that causes a person to believe that he would be much happier if one or more limbs, he had It is amputated or paralyzed. To prevent attempts Chloe hurt his back, and thereby cause paralysis, doctors 'prescribed' s wheelchair and fixers. Most of the time she spends as a person suffering from paralysis, but admits that she would like it to be true.
Chloe says that receives angry letters from people who are really suffering from paralysis, but they may not fully understand her condition. The use of wheelchairs, despite the ability to move normally, actually saved her from self-inflicted damage.
6. A person who loves to live with cockroaches
In contrast to the many people, Kyle Kandilian student from Dearborn, Michigan, is not only not afraid of cockroaches, but also lives in the same house with tens of thousands of these insects. According to estimates, at present 200 thousand cockroaches dwell in his house.
20-year-old man collects and breeds cockroaches for fun and profit. Apparently, this is an unusual hobby helps him pay for tuition at the university. He has cockroaches of all kinds: from small a penny per dozen to huge rhinoceros cockroach that can live up to 15 years, at $ 200 apiece. Kyle a lot of customers, some of whom are people with pets that eat cockroaches, and universities who buy insects for research.
Kyle of the cockroaches their loves, but for his parents insects have become a significant problem. One day, about four or five in the morning, Kyle woke his mother. She took him into the bathroom and pointed to the hissing cockroach, is to be vacationing on a roll of toilet paper, and said: "Kyle, we need to stop it."
young man room is filled with boxes of cockroaches colonies - in general, it has grown nearly 130-year-species. He has been breeding these insects for eight years and is still crazy about his hobby.
7. A woman living with her husband and her lover under the same roof
When the mother of two children Maria Bitski left by her husband Paul for another man, she did not realize how much she will be missed. At the same time, she could not imagine my life without a new lover - Peter Gruman.
Therefore, when the two men struck up a friendship, Mary came up with an original solution, and Peter moved to her family's house in Barkin, East London. Now 33-year-old Maria, a 37-year-old Paul, 36-year-old Peter and 16-year-old Laura and 12-year-old Amy live as one big happy family.
Mary argues that the three of them had not slept together. Although she supports sexual relationships with both men, they, nevertheless, are very personal. She also says that in this life together has huge advantages: children contain just three adults who are able to help them with homework or give pocket money. On the financial side it is also beneficial - all bills are divided into three equal parts.
8. The family lives in 1986.
If you ever need to find out who was the United States as Prime Minister in 1960, and you are willing to wait for a response ten minutes, then you should refer to the Blair McMillan - he will take an old encyclopedia and find the answer. Are you wondering why the 26-year-old father of two children just can not see it on the Internet? He and his 27-year-old girlfriend Morgan live as if the yard in 1986-th year.
They do so because their children - five-year and two-year Trey Denton - then they will not look to your iPhone or iPad, and to drive the ball in the yard. Therefore, in their house have no technique, which appeared in the world after 1986 years.
They do not have computers, coffee machines, smart phones, the Internet, and their children are brought up in the same way as they are brought up by their parents themselves. Bills they pay are not online, but personally visiting the bank. Yet they buy film for the camera for $ 20 and pictures of sons on the old camera, although the smartphone would cost the cheaper.
they traveled recently by the United States and used paper maps and crying children entertained with coloring books and books with stickers, and tried not to let the children saw portable TV screens in the adjacent cars. The only exception to their way of life is a new car brand in 2010 Kia - only without using GPS.
9. A woman who has 700 cats
Line Lattentsio always wanted to have a cat when I was little, but his mother is not allowed to keep animals at home. So now she lives alone with hundreds of cats on their spacious plot of 12 acres in Parlier, California.
Line began to rescue cats immediately after the divorce in 1981, and took care of almost 19,000 felines. However, she insists that she is not crazy, and its mission is building out the rescued cats and kittens in permanent homes and preventing the proliferation of animal population through spaying and neutering.
Now she lives in the care of nearly 700 cats and 15 dogs. Line survives through donations and grants.
10. A woman lives with dozens of "black widows"
People usually are afraid of spiders, but one woman, Jay Reich, trying desperately to gather poisonous spiders, and even said that he wants a spider has bitten her - so she can prove that they are harmless.
Jay lives in Bracknell. Currently on her care are three adult specimens like "Black Widow" and ten cubs.
Female, mother spiderlings, Jay called Cilla. She claims that Silla - very affectionate animal. The recent panic that arose due to the publicity of her life, as well as the closure of the school of contamination concerns, very angry 26-year-old woman. In her opinion, if next to the school found a hornet's nest, no one would have thought to close it.