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May 03 2013

Cannibalism

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Human bones prove the first permanent English settlers in North America turned to cannibalism over the cruel winter of 1609-10. Written documents had previously suggested the desperate colonists resorted to cannibalism – but the discovery of the 14-year-old girl’s bones offers the first scientific proof. Smithsonian researchers believe the dead child became food for a …

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