Toddler Buried In 1870s’ Found In Casket Under Home Will Have New Funeral ( 01:16 )

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Construction workers remodeling a San Francisco home made an unexpected discovery when they unearthed a coffin containing a perfectly preserved young girl buried 145 years ago, officials said. The three-foot lead and bronze casket’s two windows revealed a little girl, whose long blond hair and porcelain skin were still intact. Elissa Davey, founder of the Garden of Innocence, which buries unidentified children, came to the aid of the homeowner who didn’t know what to do with the child’s body.

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    Construction workers remodeling a San Francisco home made an unexpected discovery when they unearthed a coffin containing a perfectly preserved young girl buried 145 years ago, officials said. The three-foot lead and bronze casket’s two windows revealed a little girl, whose long blond hair and porcelain skin were still intact. Elissa Davey, founder of the Garden of Innocence, which buries unidentified children, came to the aid of the homeowner who didn’t know what to do with the child’s body.

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