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Created by: Danny Hernandez Juan Ponce De Leon  He is a Spanish explorer, searched for the fountain of youth in Florida in 1513 and again in 1521. 

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2 Created by: Danny Hernandez

3 Juan Ponce De Leon  He is a Spanish explorer, searched for the fountain of youth in Florida in 1513 and again in  He was also the first European in Florida.  He tried to find the fountain of youth,but he failed.

4 Bimini  A legend says that it holds the fountain of youth.  Herodotus a man that told stories said that in this mystical, people tried to find this spring.  It is also called water life where it is near the Carrabians.  In Bolivia a place called Laguna chi- chow said if you swam in it you would regain youth.

5 Commercials  It shows how people still make people the story of the fountain of youth go on.  Like car commercials they have an old car and when they take it to a car wash it comes out as a new Mercedes.

6 Movies  In the movie The Pirates of the Caribbean it talks about a map that a island had the fountain of youth.  It was also talked about in the cartoon of Futurama.  In 1953, the Walt Disney company created a cartoon entitled Don`s fountain of youth.

7 Literature  Nathaniel Hawthorne used the fountain in “ Dr. Heidegger`s Experiment” to demonstrate that positive thinking is a far better remedy than deluded journeys to Florida for legendary cures.  The Aleph, in which the people who are immortal get tired of it and eventually start looking for the fountain of death to reverse their immortality.

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