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Fear and dire situation
Led to the awful needs
Bringing out the worst in them
The Donner Party deeds

Having seen the Donner Party
_____(he) led the late company
The handcarts were loaded with food
To share as an entire group

Starvation looked them in the face
Soon, the journey became a race
The Winter was setting in
Could they conquer and win?

Along the trail some died
Frozen side by side
Starving in the snow
With their hope still aglow

The rescue was like a dream
Through the snow they saw the team
Now fed they must walk on
To Zion it would not be long

Thoughts from seeing 17 Miracles.
The man leading the hand cart company
had been in the Battalion and
had seen the awful remains
of the Donner Party. The last
thing he wanted was for the
group to run out of food
and then…


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