Digging Hart Island, New York’s 850,000-Corpse Potter’s Field

Doc Searls Weblog 2013-09-23

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Visitors to New York’s Orchard Beach (at the top of the photo above) probably don’t know that the low wooded island facing them in Long Island Sound will, at the current rate, top a million buried human bodies in the next few years, if it hasn’t done so already. The site is Hart Island (aka Hart’s [...]

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http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/doc/2013/09/23/digging-hart-island-new-yorks-850000-corpse-potters-field/

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09/23/2013, 03:00

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09/23/2013, 00:08