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November 18, 2015
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Man with Alzheimer’s disease calls caregiver wife his hero
Brian LeBlanc, a member of the Alzheimer’s Association 2015 National Early-Stage Advisory Group, was diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer’s in 2014 at age 54. When he and his wife Shannon heard the diagnosis, Shannon took Brian’s hand and said, “I love you and you will not go through this alone. I will always be right here.” As Brian writes, Shannon has “beautifully kept her word.”

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