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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Society & Culture, History

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Top 200 35
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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Orphan Trains

May 19th, 2014

Episode 661 of 1015 episodes

Between 1854 and 1929, about 250,000 children were taken to new families by train. Except … they weren’t called “orphan trains” at the time, the children weren’t all orphans, and “family” didn’t always factor into it.

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