Darien Woman Gets Closer To Nature By Sleeping In Backyard Tent

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Darien resident Nina Miller sleeps in a tent in her back yard to reconnect with nature.
Darien resident Nina Miller sleeps in a tent in her back yard to reconnect with nature. Photo Credit: File

DARIEN, Conn. -- Nina Miller wants people to know that wildlife can be found even in a suburb as developed as Darien. Miller should know. She has spent nearly a year surrounded by it while she sleeps in a tent in her backyard - even in the snow, according to the Stamford Advocate. 

Miller, who works as the preschool director at the Darien Nature Center, told the Stamford Advocate she's roughing it in her backyard to make children more aware of the wildlife that surrounds them.

Miller said hopes to have spent 200 nights in her tent by the end of June, the Stamford Advocate said. 

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