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The Old Town Museum in Aarhus, Denmark has created a "House of Memories" that's an exact replica of a 1950s apartment. It's intended for Alzheimer's patients, whose memories may be triggered by the sights, sounds and smells from the period, researchers say. Courtesy of Old Town Museum hide caption

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Denmark's 'House Of Memories' Re-Creates 1950s For Alzheimer's Patients

The apartment in a museum is a detailed reconstruction of a 1950s home, with all its smells, sounds and textures. Psychologists say it can spark memories for people with dementia.

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Black Evangelical Amisho Baraka: Why I'm Not Voting For Trump Or Clinton

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks in Manila on Aug. 29. Duterte's war on drugs has drawn widespread criticism from human rights groups. But in Davao City, where he was mayor for more than 20 years, he remains extremely popular among residents who say he brought order and improved life in what was a largely lawless city. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Criticized Abroad, Philippines' Leader Remains Hugely Popular In Home City

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In 1948, eight African-American men joined the Atlanta police force. They could not drive squad cars, step foot in police headquarters, or arrest white citizens. They are the inspiration for Thomas Mullen's new novel, Darktown. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center hide caption

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'Darktown' Imagines What It Was Like For Atlanta's First Black Policemen

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Keeping The Dead In Their Place

Keeping The Dead In Their Place

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The Old Town Museum in Aarhus, Denmark has created a "House of Memories" that's an exact replica of a 1950s apartment. It's intended for Alzheimer's patients, whose memories may be triggered by the sights, sounds and smells from the period, researchers say. Courtesy of Old Town Museum hide caption

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Denmark's 'House Of Memories' Re-Creates 1950s For Alzheimer's Patients

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