Hundreds of University of Minnesota students will find a surprise when they crack open their new copies for Charles Darwin’s "On The Origins of Species," reports the Associated Press: Earlier this week, a Christian group went to the Twin Cities campus and passed out 1,000 free copies of the book with a special 50-page introduction by evangelist Ray Comfort. The introduction makes the case for creationism before turning to Darwin’s classic work on evolution. First-year student Clare Simonis got a copy. She tells the Minnesota Daily the gesture is "kind of deceiving." Minnesota wasn’t the only university where the books were passed out. A spokeswoman for Living Waters, a company founded by Comfort, says 90 campuses are being targeted this month for the giveaways.

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