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A Long Way from Home

First... When Simon Adler was 20 and Elliott Adler was 16, the two brothers went down to Peru together for six weeks. The goal: to have a grand adventure.  Two weeks into the trip, somewhere in the Amazon jungle, they were terrified. The previous 24 hours had been filled with extortion, bribery, and running for their lives.The adventure they found was far more intense than either of them had bargained for.

Produced by Simon Adler, supervising producer Nick White. Thanks to Taylor Kuether for production assistance.

 

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Simon and Elliot Adler in the Amazon jungle
Courtesy of Simon Adler

Credits

Producers:
Ann Heppermann, Bob Carlson, Simon Adler