by Dale Archer
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Dr. Heidegger's Experiment
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was an American short story writer and novelist who was born and raised in Salem, Massachusetts. In “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment,” a doctor claims to have found the Fountain of Youth.Pair “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment” with “Forever Young: America’s Obsession with Never Growing Old” to teach students about the pros and cons of youth, and why so many are drawn to it.