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Georgia: What an Ancient Boneyard Reveals about Our Earliest Global Wanderers

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In early 2013, National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopek set out on foot from the birthplace of...

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Salopek reaches the end of the trail in Ethiopia and descends into Djibouti, on the Red Sea coast. Image by Paul Salopek/Courtesy of National Geographic. Ethiopia, 2013.

On a years-long hike across the globe, journalist Paul Salopek is following the path humans took after the Ice Age. One of the most important human migration sites in the world is in Dmanisi, Georgia, where people have walked for nearly 2 million years.

PBS Newshour's Hari Sreenivasan joins Salopek in learning more about the first pioneers to wander that part of the world.

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