Construction at a portion of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center has stopped in San Jose, Calif. because crews have unearthed pine boxes filled with the bodies of those whose families couldn't afford their proper burials. The pine boxes date back to between 1875 and 1935, and were discovered in February when construction crews were doing seismic survey work.
There may be as many as 1,445 bodies on the site.
You can read more in an article by Kimberly Tere on MSN at http://goo.gl/BmUa9.
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