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Amy Bloom and Brian Ameche married in 2007. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2019. Beth Kelly Photography hide caption

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After an Alzheimer's diagnosis, her husband asked for help to die with dignity

Novelist Amy Bloom talks about how, at her husband's insistence, she traveled with him to Zurich so he could legally terminate his life. Her new memoir is In Love.

Amy Bloom and Brian Ameche married in 2007. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2019. Beth Kelly Photography hide caption

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After an Alzheimer's diagnosis, her husband asked for help to die with dignity

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