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World Alzheimer’s Month: writing memoir to help others

During September, World Alzheimer’s Month, I read Barbra Cohn’s memoir/self-help book, Calmer Waters: The Caregiver’s Journey Through Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Barbra cared for her husband who had early-onset Alzheimer’s and wrote the story of their journey as part of a … Continue reading

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“Stories lessen the distance between us”

That’s what our church’s youth leader said this morning during his testimony about his time as a Marine in Iraq and how we can learn that others that seem so different are so much alike. During January we were learning … Continue reading

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Dealing with family while writing your memoir

“Now it was time to stop the dance I had started . . .” For several years, Kathy Pooler has been sharing her memoir writing experiences on the Memoir Writer’s Journey blog. She is now celebrating the recent publication of Ever … Continue reading

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