Drawn To Facts - No. 001

We're launching a brand new feature tonight! Drawn To Facts will be published every Sunday night, featuring some of the best up-and-coming illustrators from around the world. Tonight's illustrated fact comes courtesy of artist Margo Murphy. Let us know what you think in the comments below!

Fact: More than 35 lives were lost between 1878 and 1890 during the infamous Hatfield-McCoy feud, which stemmed from a dispute over the ownership of a pig.

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Back in the frontier days here in the Pacific Northwest, the US and England were squabbling over who had legal claim to the San Juan Islands, and they almost came to blows after an American settler shot a British pig rooting in his garden. Mercifully, cooler heads prevailed and the "Pig War" ended with that one casualty.
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