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Photo Proof That Chris Pratt Once Lived in a Van

It's true: Chris Pratt once lived in a Scooby Doo–covered van on the island of Maui — not quite a homeless situation, but more of a post-college chill-out situation. He explains to The Independent:

Aged 17, he left college after one semester and worked selling coupons before he "retired" aged 19. By which he means that he took up his best friend's offer to buy him a one-way ticket to Maui, Hawaii. "It's a pretty awesome place to be homeless," he says, remembering his days sleeping in a van or in a tent on the beach. "It would be different if I lived on the streets of Chicago and ate garbage from a dumpster. We just drank and smoked weed and worked minimal hours, 15-20 hours per week, just enough to cover gas, food and fishing supplies. You know, it was charming time."

More important, check out that van:

Photo: Chris Pratt/Facebook