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Scott Nearing

Birthplace: Morris Run, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Lorie Nearing and Minnie Nearing
Husband of Helen Nearing

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About Scott Nearing

Scott Nearing (August 6, 1883 – August 24, 1983) was an American radical economist, educator, writer, political activist, and advocate of simple living. "In his devotion to conscientious self-reliance, Nearing emerged as a twentieth-century colleague of Emerson and Thoreau." Allen Ginsberg, the Beat Generation poet, referred to Nearing as a "grand old man, a real mensch" in his poem America.

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August 6, 1883
Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States
August 24, 1983
Age 100