I'm a young man trapped in an old man's body

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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My dear wife, a nurse, often tells me that it can be upsetting to Alzheimer's patients to have a mirror in their rooms because they don't recognize themselves at their real age but remember themselves as much younger. I haven't been diagnosed with Alzheimer's yet and, though not pleased with what I see, I haven't disputed the fact that the old fat man in the mirror is me.

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