History of Hitchhiking

Hitchhiking: Blazing the Path of Life

Submitted by Anonymous Hitchhiker on 24 February 2014 - 12:48pm

“I was discontent . . . ,” he states. “. . . [S]o I just threw in the towel and took off.” For a South San Franciscan city boy, this was a monumental decision. Leaving behind his hard-won position as a color-tester at DuPont Paint, he partnered up with a fellow San Franciscan named Ed, purchased some hiking boots, and set out for New York.

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