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Tribute to leading missionary eaten by cannibals


A British man whose great-great grandfather was killed and eaten by cannibals has taken part in a unique reconciliation event on a south pacific island.

In the 1830s, the Reverend John Williams was the most famous missionary of the age.

Today, 170 years after his murder, the descendants of those responsible felt the need to put old ghosts to rest.

Briony Leyland reports from Erromango.

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