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    143 Years Later, Apology for a Wrongful, and Public, Hanging

    It was 1869, and the two Hesquiaht First Nations men had just stumbled upon a shipwreck and the bodies of a man and woman who had died when their boat capsized. Despite an autopsy showing no evidence of murder, the two men were hanged after a short trial—in front of their families.

    Source indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com

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    3. jeasocrazy said: it took 143 years to get an apology! man saying sorry isn’t enough! but then again better take the apology.
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