THE NATION: The Human Thing To Do

Nineteen-year-old Ruth Ehlers of North Bergen, N.J. was a little worried last week about one aspect of her wedding to Louis Villani, 23, a mechanic of the same city. She had her heart set on getting hitched in a diving bell at the bottom of the ocean, but in writing to Atlantic City to arrange for the equipment, she pleaded: "Please don't think we are trying to be sensational or maybe even crazy..."

Bernarr ("Body Love") Macfadden, determined pursuer of the vitamin-filled life, had no such qualms. He not only celebrated his 81st birthday by making a parachute jump at Dansville,...

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