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She's square with life

Hospice brings partners for resident's last dance

Marilyn Coyne, 82, hoofed yesterday with Tom Barry at Meadow View in North Reading. Marilyn Coyne, 82, hoofed yesterday with Tom Barry at Meadow View in North Reading. (Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff)
By Steven Rosenberg
Globe Staff / March 20, 2009

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NORTH READING - Marilyn Coyne survived the Depression with little food and no heat in her parents' flat in Portland, Maine. She married and sent four kids to college. She saw her husband and one of their children die. And, in November, after three years of fighting breast cancer, she was told by a doctor that she had months to ... (Full article: 895 words)

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