<p>Mauro Morandi has lived alone on Budelli Island for 28 years.</p> <p><i>This photo originally published in "<a href="https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/article/photos-of-life-alone-on-a-paradise-island" target="_blank">Meet the Man Who Has Lived Alone on This Island for 28 Years</a>," in July 2017. </i></p>

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Mauro Morandi has lived alone on Budelli Island for 28 years.

This photo originally published in "Meet the Man Who Has Lived Alone on This Island for 28 Years," in July 2017.

Photograph by Michele Ardu

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