Less than zero

By IAN SANDS  |  October 10, 2009

Eventually, those same signs looked inviting. He knew where they led. And more important, he knew (eventually) he'd be okay.

To celebrate his successful return to Boston, Freeland will be performing a welcome-home musical gig (at O'Brien's Pub in Allston) on Sunday called "Rocduv Returns." Catch him there or soon after, before his restlessness kicks in — he has been of late considering giving his project a second spin in a new, much more challenging location.

"I'd like to do something like this in Sierra Leone," he says. "And I tell people that and they're, like, 'This is why you're gonna die doing that.'

"But people thought that I'd die doing this."

Visit absolutezeroproject.com for updates on Freeland's journey and photos of his art. Ian Sands can be reached at isands@phx.com.

Editor's note: In a previous version of this article Marsha Mann was misidentified as Maria Mann. The correction has been made above.

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