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The Modern Day Hunt For Buried Treasure

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For modern online treasure hunters, finding a pirate’s map and searching for the gold at X-marks-the-spot is not just a childhood fantasy, it’s a very current obsession. Benjamin Wallace joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the people who endlessly try to decode puzzles to solve where someone has buried the loot — sometimes upending their lives to find it. His article in New York Magazine is “The Great 21st Century Treasure Hunt.”