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Unformatted text preview: For the most part, the youth movement was about solidarity and bonding rather than activism in any real sense. Heisenberg led his group on hiking tours and served as a father figure, while he himself made loyal friends upon whom he could fully depend. In addition to debating politics, the group also read poetry and enjoyed music together: rather than attempting to change the world, much of their time was spent reveling in an isolated realm. Heisenberg also led the group on more dangerous outings–perhaps as part of his competitive side, he enjoyed taking them to mountains and peaks that no other group had dared to climb. On one two-week hiking tour, he contracted typhoid fever and nearly died. Heisenberg's uncle, Dr. Mutert, was able to save him only by procuring the milk-and-eggs remedy from a patient in the country, as they were nearly...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08