Searching for Bigfoot in Pennsylvania

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More than 1,000 enthusiasts and researchers came together for the annual Bigfoot Camping Adventure, a conference-of-sorts at a Fayette County campground. (Jason Nark/Philadelphia Inquirer)

More than 1,000 enthusiasts and researchers came together for the annual Bigfoot Camping Adventure, a conference-of-sorts at a Fayette County campground. (Jason Nark/Philadelphia Inquirer)

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Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Jason Nark recently made a surprising discovery: There are lots of people in Pennsylvania who believe in Bigfoot. As legend has it, the large primate — also known as the Sasquatch — is mostly spotted in the Pacific Northwest. So why are there so many alleged sightings and Bigfoot enthusiasts here in Pennsylvania? And why is interest in the creature being rekindled in popular culture?

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