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In 1521 the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León and his crew discovered an island covered in human bones. They named it Cayo Hueso, which translates literally as “bone key”. Regardless of the human remains, the island was settled. In later years it became a major shipping hub, but with shipping comes pirates, and with pirates comes murder and hangings. Five hundred years later, the bones and the name Cayo Hueso are long forgotten, and the island has a new name. Welcome to Key West, Florida…
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