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Statesboro woman, whose husband suffers from Alzheimers, to participate in Saturday walk
Vernell Walker : I dont want other families to know this grief
While sitting in the gazebo at Willow Pond Assisted Living, Vernell Walker reminisces with husband R.L., who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. "We've lived a good life, haven't we?" asked Vernell. "I wouldn't change a day of it," answered R.L.
On a recent Thursday afternoon, Julie Stone and Jo Ann Hickman are hunkered down at the end of a boardroom table dressed like twins. Purple shirts, purple buttons, purple watches and purple wrist bands. The two women look like royalty but, in reality, they have servant’s hearts and are tireless volunteers to co-chair the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
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