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Memory of Loss
Sean Nevin didn't have any kind of personal connection with Alzheimer's when he first began writing about memory. He and a fellow poet had an idea to go into assisted care facilities and see if they could use poetry to reconnect Alzheimer's patients to their memories. Then his own grandfather began struggling with dementia. Sean Nevin talks with Dick Gordon about how writing about memory for his book, "Oblivio Gate," became an obsession that was quite uncomfortable at times.
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