'Hurricane' was taken from the Caribbean HURAKAN, derived from hura (wind). It may also have come from the name of the Mayan god of winds, HUNRAKEN.
"The water was like a physiological stimuli to the subconscious that overwhelmed people with too much psychoanalytical material, you might say. People could do 10 breathing sessions without the water, and then they did breathing sessions in the water."
Born: none, 1938
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