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westward expansion

“…we had youth in our favor, and an indomitable will to succeed, and I have since learned by experience that a kind providence watches over fools and children.”

So begins Lavinia Honeyman Porter in her true tale about emigrating to the American west in 1860, a woman barely twenty, from a privileged background, with a husband hardly older and who was no more suited for wilderness adventures.