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Out of the cave and onto facebook - life of a modern hermit
Rachel Denton, a Catholic hermit, rises early to tend to her vegetable garden, feed her cats and pray. But the former Carmelite nun, who in 2006 pledged to live the rest of her life in solitude, has another chore - to update her Twitter account and check Facebook. "The myth you most often face as a hermit is that you should have a beard and live in a cave. None of which is me," says the ex-teacher, sat in her simple house in a small English village ringed by green countryside. For the modern-day hermit, she says social media is vital: "tweets are rare, but precious," she writes on her Twitter profile....
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Sister Rachel Denton views the sunset from a vantage point near St Cuthbert's Hermitage in Lincolnshire, north east Britain September 25, 2015. Denton, a Catholic hermit, rises early to tend to her vegetable garden, feed her cats and pray.REUTERS/Neil Hall
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Sister Rachel Denton watches a tractor pass at St Cuthbert's... more
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Sister Rachel Denton sits with her chicken in the garden... more
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Sister Rachel Denton coaxes a chicken into St Cuthbert's... more
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A chicken walks through St Cuthbert's Hermitage in... more
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Sister Rachel Denton practices her calligraphy St Cuthbert's... more
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A crucifix and rosary beads lie on a windowsill in... more
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Sister Rachel Denton looks out of a window at St Cuthbert's... more
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Sister Rachel Denton checks her Facebook page at St... more
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Sister Rachel Denton's twitter page is shown on a computer... more
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A teddy bear and cross lie on the bed of Sister Rachel... more
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Sister Rachel Denton dresses in her prayer shawl at... more
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Sister Rachel Denton sits with a cat in St Cuthbert's... more
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Sister Rachel Denton uses her sewing machine at St... more
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Sister Rachel Denton holds a candle during the Compline,... more
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Sister Rachel Denton reads in her bed at St Cuthbert's... more
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Sister Rachel Denton takes off her cross as she prepares... more
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Hermit Sister Rachel Denton picks apples in the evening... more
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Sister Rachel Denton locks her hen up for the night... more
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