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Rest in Yurt: Bill Coperthwaite

Bill Coperthwaite  was killed in a car accident at the age of 83 on his way to a Thanksgiving celebration last week (2013, report).  So shocking and sad. Bill Coperthwaite dove into indigenous crafts and brought the yurt to America. He lived sustainably on land in Maine and wrote the beautiful book, A Handmade Life: […]