Why did the Minnesota starvation experiment take place? The BBC speaks to one survivor from the 1944 project: http://t.co/rYS5S0jIxN
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In 1944, 26-year-old Marshall Sutton was a young idealist who wanted to change the world for the better. As a conscientious objector and Quaker, he refused to fight in the war but he still craved the chance to help his country.
“I wanted to identify with the suffering in the world at that time,” he says. “I wanted to do something for society. I wanted to put myself in a little danger.”
The wall around St James Church, Piccadilly, London was recently visited by one of our overseers. We thought the video was worth sharing.