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Forest hermit to Professor:Dr Gregory P Smith

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Dr Gregory P. Smith was in orphanage as a child, dropped off there by his mother one day. As an adult, and feeling disillusioned, he lived for 10 years as hermit in a rainforest near Byron Bay, NSW. One he came out of the forest, he decided he needed an education of he was going to cope with life. He now has a PhD in Sociology and teaches at Southern Cross University in Lismore, NSW. He published his memoir, Out of the Forest, in 2018.