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A healing touch

Auburndale man uses hugs, kisses to cope, help bring his wife back from the grip of Alzheimer's

Sol Rogers cuddled up with his wife, Rita, during a recent afternoon at Briarwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Needham. Sol Rogers cuddled up with his wife, Rita, during a recent afternoon at Briarwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Needham. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
By Neil Munshi
Globe Correspondent / August 10, 2008

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Every day, Sol Rogers asks the aides to make room for him on his wife's bed. He removes his glasses and puts them on the table next to the door. Slowly, he takes off his shoes and swings his 89-year-old frame onto the tiny twin hospital bed. (Full article: 789 words)

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