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Storytelling Gives New Strength to Couple Dealing with Alzheimer’s

Ben Ferguson has Alzheimer’s disease. He and his wife Robyn have gone from hiding the illness to telling the world. They're part of a remarkable Alzheimer’s storytelling project at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Jay Shefsky has the story.

Learn more about the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center.

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