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Part of Reagan's Legacy: Alzheimer's Awareness

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Part of Reagan's Legacy: Alzheimer's Awareness

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Part of Reagan's Legacy: Alzheimer's Awareness

Part of Reagan's Legacy: Alzheimer's Awareness

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NPR's Michele Norris talks with Steve McConnell of the Alzheimer's Association about President Reagan's disease. Reagan's wife Nancy has been an energetic advocate for increased funding of Alzheimer's research. McConnell says the Reagans have done a great deal to reduce the stigma associated with the disease.