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One Intrepid Trip During the 1960s America was living in an era that is not forgotten by many The Vietnam War was being fought overseas for a cause that was not lucid in the minds of many As an outcome many protesters spoke their minds in different ways Drugs art music poetry and written books were amongst these options Ken Kesey who was maybe one of the leading hippies of the day displayed his thoughts though a combination of LSD and writings Ken graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Speech and Communications and used a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship to enroll in the creative writing program at Stanford In 1958-1959 Kesey volunteered for a series of drug experiments at the local Veterans Administration Hospital in Melo Park California Every week he would attend for 20 per session that would change his college life like life style to a more drug prone psychedelic author that he is know as today Two years later in 1961 Ken got another job at the same VA Hospital as a ward attendant where he got his ideas for his best-selling book One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest which was published in 1962 Dingler 231 Anton 2 Throughout the time spent working at the hospital the Keseys lived on Perry Lane Perry Lane was known for its cheap and affordable living quarters for starting out hippie authors artists and musicians The Lane was used during World War I for living quarters for troops the remaining were used as apartments after the War After Perry Lane was torn down because the living standards werent close to acceptable Kesey moved to Oregon where he write his second book One Great Notion Mote 527 Before the publication of the book Kesey bought an old school bus and drove it back to California where he met back up with old Perry Lane friends There he named the bus Furthur They
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