A Canadian man who vanished 5 years ago has been found barefoot in the amazon
If you think it isn’t possible to walk 10,500km well think again. A man assumed to be suffering from schizophrenia went missing in March 2012 only to turn up alive and barefoot deep in the Amazon Rain forests. Yes!! As incredible s it sounds, Anton Pilipa vanished 5 years ago but much to the amazement and happiness of his family has shown up alive in Northern Brazil.
Anton Pilipa from Canada somehow lost his bearings and actually walked 10,500 km all the way from Ontario to South America. The missing man found in Amazon has given his heartbroken family a reason to rejoice that their prayers have been finally answered.
1 Anton was stricken with mental disease
Previous to his disappearance, Anton was fighting his own personal battles with mental disease namely schizophrenia. He disappeared from his home in Scarborough/Toronto in 2012 and since then had been missing for 5 years. Hs family had given up all home of finding home when they were astonished and surprised when a policeman called from Brazil saying that Anton had been found in the Brazilian city of Manaus wandering barefoot.
Somehow, he walked across 2 continents making his way to the Brazilian rainforests 6500 or 10,500 km away. Brazilian authorities found him with no identification. Through proper channels, embassies and international agencies, they finally tracked Anton’s family in Canada.