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In 2003, two half-starved brothers emerged from the wilderness, telling an incredible story of survival. A small Canadian community took them in. The only problem? The boys weren't who they said they were. Hosted by Sam Mullins.

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    • True Crime
    • 4.7 • 7 Ratings

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In 2003, two half-starved brothers emerged from the wilderness, telling an incredible story of survival. A small Canadian community took them in. The only problem? The boys weren't who they said they were. Hosted by Sam Mullins.

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    Part 1: Arrival

    Part 1: Arrival

    Two strange brothers, Will and Tom Green, blow into a small Canadian town, telling an unbelievable story about their upbringing. The community, led by a hockey Mom named Tami, rallies to help them. But the boys have a secret.
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    • 41 min
    Part 2: The Skeptic

    Part 2: The Skeptic

    The boys are confronted by their first true skeptic — a local cop determined to verify their identities. Tami tries to shelter them from the police and prying media and urges Will to get help with his plummeting weight.



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    Part 3: The Journalist

    Part 3: The Journalist

    Will is apprehended and forcibly hospitalised, and a journalist convinces the boys to tell their story on national TV. The interview airs, and the community finally gets their first glimpse of the boys.



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    Part 4: The Truth

    Part 4: The Truth

    Someone claiming to be the boys’ older brother contacts the journalist who scrambles to assemble the key players for a dramatic confrontation. The boys’ true identities surface and their elaborate deception is revealed.



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    Part 5: Intermission

    Part 5: Intermission

    Our story is about to take a big turn ... next week. But for now, season 1 co-host Josh Dean and Rajiv Golla, the hosts of our biweekly "Art of the Con" subscriber-only talk show sit down with Wild Boys host Sam Mullins to talk about the origins of this incredible story, and what it was like for Sam to make something in and about his hometown.



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    Part 6: Roen

    Part 6: Roen

    Seventeen years after the Wild Boys turned host Sam Mullins’s hometown upside down, he sets out to find the brothers and their family, and get the full story for the first time.



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Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

R.García ,

Compelling Story

This story gripped me from the beginning , all the way to the end. Such an interesting deep dive into everyone closely involved in this. HIGHLY RECOMMEND

jujunewby ,

Wow!

So interesting! Loved listening to this story!!

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