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Amazing Grace


Some of the questions asked during a recent class referred to memberships, including church affiliations from childhood. One octogenarian in the early stages of dementia remembered belonging to the church choir. He cited "Amazing Grace" as his favorite song — and spontaneously sang a verse. He sang softly, so not everyone in the room heard him. But I did.

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