Hemp Saves Family Cut Off From the World 40 Years

A family living deep in the Siberian forest lost contact with the world for 40 years. What kept them alive? Hemp.

“Clothes were patched and repatched until they fell apart, then replaced with hemp cloth grown from seed.”

“By the time the Lykovs were discovered, their staple diet was potato patties mixed with ground rye and hemp seeds.”

Click here to read about it: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/for-40-years-this-russian-family-was-cut-off-from-all-human-contact-unaware-of-world-war-ii-7354256/

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