“Nervous breakdown”

“Hudson was still suffering from what is generally described as “nervous breakdown.” [His] breakdown is remarkable for a man of such fine physique; but it is often the case that powerfully built men do not endure hardship & exposure very well.”

— Thomas Orde-Lees

About Ernest Shackleton

Polar Explorer. Leader of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917.
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