Forty years in a jungle - level 1

Forty years in a jungle - level 1

13-08-2013 14:00

A man has a wife and two sons. They die in a war. It is in Vietnam. The man has his third son. He wants to save him. They run away into the jungle.

The father builds a little house in the trees. They eat wild rice, fruit and vegetables. The father and son make their clothes, too. They live like this for 40 years. Now, some people find them. The father is 82 and the son is 41.

They try to live with other people, too. The son cannot speak. He must learn how.

Difficult words: wild (natural), clothes (something you have on your body).

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