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Archaeologists Shed Light on Woman Who Lived Alone For ~20 Years in Channel Islands

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Researchers excavate cave possibly used by woman living on San Nicholas Island in 1800's.

Living alone isn't always easy, but living alone for almost two decades?

On San Nicholas Island, the woman who inspired "Island of the Blue Dolphins" did just that.

An archaeologist who’s spent years researching her story is speaking about his findings at a special event this weekend.

The woman’s mysterious life has led to stories, movies, and a best selling novel still used in schools.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.