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Health & wellness

Alzheimer’s is stealing Bruce Vincent away

While the disease has made him a diminished presence, his humor and selfless core endure

Last in a series of occasional stories about the Vincent family’s struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Bruce Vincent sits at a table in a stark room at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Charlestown research center, just a few minutes into what will be an hourlong test of his fading memory.

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