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60 straight years of U.S. Hazing Deaths

Moderator: I was struck by the fact that in 2019, fifty-year celebrations for the Moon Landing and Woodstock One are occurring. Incredible that by 1969, hazing deaths had been occurring each year since 1959.

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Hazing: Destroying Young Lives; Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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