Peter Freuchen character outline

I am Peter Freuchen, and I was born in Nykobing, Denmark on the island of Falster in 1879. I became an explorer who, along with Knud Rasmussen, made many expeditions to the Arctic. In 1910, Rasmussen and I founded a settlement and established the first private trading post at Thule, Greenland, only 800 miles from the North Pole. During our time at the Thule Trading Station we went on many expeditions surviving frostbite, snowblindness, and starvation. One of our most comprehensive explorations, from 1921 to 1924, led us across the top of North America from Greenland to Siberia and became known as the Fifth Thule Expedition. It was during this time that we met Aua and his tribe and spent a winter with them learning their songs and stories. I had just lost my young wife to the killing sickness, which made the trip particularly difficult as she should have accompanied me. It lifted my spirits when the women of the tribe paid me attention.

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