February 21, 2012

Alzheimer's Cannot Silence the Music

Mary Geist, Washington Times

AP Photo

Glen Campbell walked onstage at the Grammys earlier this month looking confident, but not exactly like the Glen Campbell I had seen performing before. Something about his stance — the way he held his shoulders — seemed familiar to me. And then the camera panned toward his eyes: That was it. A sparkle was gone. Something was flatter, more far away. Distant.

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TAGGED: Alzheimer's, Music


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