Wild West Discussion – December 2013

10/1/2013 • Wild West Discussions

In the 1846–47 Donner Party tragedy, 36 of the 81 emigrants trapped in the snow-covered Sierra Nevada died. More than half of the survivors likely ate human flesh to stay alive. What would you do in a similar predicament—resort to cannibalism or hope that help would arrive before you starved to death?

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