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'Surfwise': A Family Off the Grid
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The Paskowitz family was maybe literally like no other.

Nine kids plus mom and dad living in a 24-foot camper. Never going to school. Raised on the beaches of California, Mexico, and Hawaii with surfing as their be all and end all, and the sea as their teacher.

If you’ve ever dreamed of taking your family, your life, way off the grid, here’s the ultimate example.

A new documentary, “Surfwise,” captures the thrill of escape and the deep ambivalence of grown children looking back on being raised, as one says, “like wolves.”

This hour, On Point: Off the grid, and “Surfwise.”

Guests:

Jonathan Paskowitz, the second of nine Paskowitz children and producer of “Surfwise.”

Moses Paskowitz, the fifth of nine children.

Doug Pray, director of “Surfwise.”

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