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AlzAmeric "I spent most of my life under my grandmother’s roof…She was the love of my life…The disease took her mind away…She never really understood I was becoming a professional…”

The above quote is taken from an essay by Terrell Owens, wide receiver for the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals, describing how Alzheimer’s disease affected him very personally. Owen’s account is just one of many personal stories in “Alzheimer’s in America: The Shriver Report on Women and Alzheimer’s,” a study about Alzheimer’s by Maria Shriver and the Alzheimer’s Association.

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