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In the 1800s, pioneers fled to the west coast in search of a better life. The trek was hard and grueling resulting in many deaths. The most notorious incident associated with this time is the tragedy of the Donner Party. The Donner Party attempted to make it to California from Illinois using an untested shortcut which resulted in them becoming stranded in the Sierra Nevada starving and dying which resulted in cannibalism. In this episode, Skye discusses the events leading up the tragedy and the terrible conditions that the Donner party faced during the journey.

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