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Naked Nomad presumed dead; left multi-million dollar estate

Let's set this straight. According to hard evidence I have gathered, Victor Flanagan, an Australian also known as "Naked Nomad," didn't walk around naked all the time. He wore a sarong when walking through towns and a pair of thongs for when there were too many prickles on the road. Sellout.

He spent at least the last decade living in Papua New Guinea, where he walked from Australia sometime in the 1990s. And, he was found dead lying in a canoe – without any clothing -- in a PNG jungle, news.com.au reports.

Last week, more than a decade after he last spoke to his sister, the Supreme Court in Perth declared Naked Nomad "presumed dead". This is a relevant piece of information because he left all his property--primarily the multi-million dollar beachfront property near Busselton--to his sister. Flanagan had inherited the property after their father's death but didn't have much use for it since he primarily just wanted to be in touch with nature and spend his life walking around naked.

Naked Nomad really isn't that different from multimillionaires, after all. Multi-million beach front property is only fun if you can do nothing all day, but walk around naked.

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