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Living off the grid in a yurt on abandoned Chicago land 

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"I don't believe in paying rent," says Kara W, sitting by the fire of the wood-burning stove in her Mongolian-style yurt, a portable domed tent traditionally used by nomadic people of central Asia. ("Kara W" is the 25-year-old's full chosen name.) "I like living outside and being connected to the earth, and still living in the city."

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