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Irvin D. Yalom Message Board 1/1/2012
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When Nietzsche Wept
The story is about a middle-aged Jewish doctor named Joseph Breuer who tries to cure Friedrich Nietzsche's terrible migraines. Joseph Breuer is a very famous Jewish doctor who lives in Vienna with his wife Mathilde and their five children. Lou Salome is a very young and extremely beautiful Russian lady and she approaches doctor Breuer during his vacation in Italy. She tells him that a very good friend of hers, a young man named Nietzsche, is in great dan...