Elderly man with glasses, a green trucker hat, and a red plaid shirt

Albert Clark was born on February 15, 1939. He presented himself at Yoknapatawpha Acres 73 years later saying he needed somewhere to be.

The only thing he wrote on the nursing home application was his name and date of birth, and he's never shared another detail about his past.

The admissions director at the time, Nellie Smith, ran a background check on him using his fingerprints and found he had no criminal record but couldn't find any verification of his identity.

Mrs. Smith helped him sign up for Medicaid and put him in touch with some charitable organizations, the combination of which now covers his nursing home care and incidental expenses.

Albert has never had any visitors or phone calls during his stay at Yoknapatawpha Acres, but he has made many friends among the residents and some of the staff.