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Mark Trahant: Ordinary Reagan was extraordinary

"Last week's all-news TV channels (the cable stations that formerly carried news) missed the Reagan story I'm most interested in: I had quite enough of Ronald Reagan, the extraordinary; what about Ronald Reagan, the ordinary?

Reagan the ordinary is the story about a 93-year-old man living with Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade. Reagan the ordinary is the story about families that must cope with intense medical demands. Reagan the ordinary is the extraordinary demographic trend that's changing America."

Get the Story:
The real Reagan story? Aging society (The Seattle Post-Intelligencer 6/13)

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