37 - Michigan Held A Funeral For 30 000 Pizzas

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There is nothing quite like pizza. The variety is endless, the experience is magical, the taste is delicious and they can be found in almost every single country on earth with any number of local variations.
Which makes todays story all the sadder, when we find out that from their humble italian origins, 30 000 of these delicious delicacies were once condemned to mass burial in Michigan.
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References:
https://www.history.com/news/a-slice-of-history-pizza-through-the-ages#:~:text=Pizza%20has%20a%20long%20history,to%20the%20city%20of%20Naples.
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/michigan-pizza-funeral
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Michigan_Pizza_Funeral
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_pizza

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