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Twelve years ago, Daniel Suelo left his life savings in a phone booth and walked away; since then he’s lived happily and successfully without money, credit, barter or government subsidies. In a culture obsessed with money, if he can survive on nearly nothing, can the rest of us survive with less?
Daniel and his biographer, Mark Sundeen talked with KPCC’s Shirley Jahad in the Crawford Family Forum about the realities and ideals of living a life without money. Daniel’s story is told in “The Man Who Quit Money,” from Riverhead Books and was available for purchase thanks to Skylight Books