Letters: Olympia Dukakis, Pete Earley and Baseball
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SIMON: Elise Tollman(ph) of Atlanta commented on what he called the watershed moment in that interview when Ms. Dukakis began to speak about her own mother who suffered from the disease. For Olympia Dukakis, that moment came when she shared about a window of time when her mother, stricken with Alzheimer's, had a moment of clarity and connected with her daughter in a deep and spiritual way.
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KENNY ROGERS: (Singing) You got to know when to hold them, know when to fold them, know when to walk away, know when to run. You never count your money when you're sitting at the table. There'll be time enough for counting when the dealing's done.
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