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Frankie Garner, center, sits on her porch as Karen Garner stands in front of their of house Tuesday evening April 26, 2016. Jim Garner died from Alzheimer’s April 2, 2016. Jim was diagnosed by the National Institute of Health in 2011 with “mild cognitive impairment,” the precursor to early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The genetically pre-determined disease has devastated his family–his mother died of the disease at age 61, his older brother at 52.

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