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I realized that I didn't want to spend the second half of my life the way I had spent the first. I just had no passion left for what I was doing. I wanted to do something more meaningful, to improve things.
While I love my husband, and can't imagine what it would be like to lose him after living and breathing the air he did for 50 years, I am committed to creating an existence that does not completely and utterly revolve around him.