As the old saying says, “Laughter is the best medicine”. This seems to ring with resounding truth in Ken Kesey’s novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, which was later made into an award-winning film. Mr. Kesey takes us into the sanitized corridors of a mental hospital in the 1960s. This era was long before the cushy resort-style sanctuaries that we can place our loved ones in today if we so choose. The options were limited, merely places to hide away those that didn’t fully function according to society’s standards. Laughter lived in a place far away.
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