THE TWO VOLUNTEERS

Two men. A brutal experiment. And only one shocking way out… A little-known laboratory of human suffering in the waning days of World War II.The Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene at University of Minnesota was headed by Dr. Ancel Keyes,the man behind the K-ration.Keyes studied the effects of wartime starvation by depriving two dozen young men,all volunteers,of adequate food.Two volunteers, Carl Yoder and Hank Phipps-both religious conscientious objectors-bond over their pacifist convictions and the rigors of surviving on scant calories.As the months pass and their starvation progresses,however,the two men take desperate measures to sustain themselves.Years after the study’s end,after both men have jobs and families,the choices they made come back to haunt them,with brutal results …

AUTHOR: RICK OCHRE 

TITLE: THE STARVED: INCEPTION

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