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January 10, 2018
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Support Coach Turgeon to help fight Alzheimer's disease
University of Maryland Coach Mark Turgeon has designated the Alzheimer's Association as his charity for the Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge. The challenge features the nation's top men's basketball coaches counting on fans to vote for their favorite charities. The winning coach's charity will receive $100,000, so vote daily to help Coach Turgeon, who lost his father-in-law to Alzheimer's, move on to the next round.

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"Marjorie Prime" touches on the power of memory
The film "Marjorie Prime" is about the title character, played by Lois Smith, who uses a service that provides holographic re-creations (or "primes") of deceased loved ones. In Marjorie's case, it's a younger version of her husband, Walter (played by Jon Hamm), who helps her rewrite memories while she's experiencing symptoms of dementia. Smith discusses her experience making the film, which touches on grief, loss and the power of memory.
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