Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

The Strange Gift of Alzheimer’s:

Lessons from my dying father

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Alzheimer’s Disease is often called “the long goodbye.” For my father, a professor with two doctorate degrees and an intense commitment to the Kingdom of God, it was the most painful possible way to die — a decade-long farewell to his mind, his work, and his deep sense of who he was as a Christian, missionary, father, and husband. And at age 75, he succumbed

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