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Ed, my Romanian soul mate of 30 years, had Alzheimer's. And I knew I'd never be able to accept it. It was so bad I couldn't have a meaningful two-way exchange with him. He couldn't advise me about my problems or praise me for my successes as he'd always done.
"Oh," I countered, picking up the family photo again and holding it out for her to see. "You just told me you have a daughter. Here she is."