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This installment is from our then breaking coverage of a grave tragedy almost a year ago exactly.
Many Bitcoiners dream of ditching it all, moving to foreign lands, and attempting to live something like an off-the-grid lifestyle.
Lily and John embodied all of those.
CoinSpice's coverage of their plight was picked up by Zero Hedge and even mainstream outlets such as The Washington Post.
FROM THE COINSPICE VAULT
TL;DR: Facebook and other social media platforms buzzed with graphic video and screenshots, accusations, and cries for help. Activists and cryptocurrency proponents John Galton and Lily Davine, along with Jason Henza, expats living in Acapulco, Mexico were apparent victims of targeted violence. Details are contradictory and murky at the moment, but this has not stopped legacy mainstream media from attempting to characterize the personal tragedy as somehow endemic to Mexico, anarchism, marijuana use, and crypto.
WARNING: contains disturbing video.
Read the rest in its entirety, here.
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