How Legends Evolve: The Relationship between the Darn Man and the Leatherman…

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A Fascinating Education on How Legends Blend, Borrow, and Can Overtake the Earlier Stories and their Characters…

Before there was the Leatherman...there was the Darn Man, but why is it most people refer to the Leatherman as the ultimate and definitive vagabond legend? Professor Stephen Gencarells takes a break from his UMass/Amherst classroom to educate us on the true art that is folklore....



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Myths and Legends

Understand what is fact or fiction; learn from the reasons why a story was started or propagated…or just sit back and enjoy the tale!