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Living with Alzheimer's


Jan Chorlton was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's five years ago, at the age of 55. Her husband, Barry Petersen, a long time foreign correspondent for CBS News, has been caring for her ever since. Now he has written about the experience in 'Jan's Story.'

In this first person account, Petersen talks about his wife and the disease she has been forced to battle.


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