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Retired MCC teacher embraces Alzheimer’s support group

April 10, 2019

Barb Burwell talks lovingly of when her son, Scotti, played the drums and basketball, and when he lived in his own apartment and held a job.

And though those days are all but gone, she talks just lovingly — if not more so — of Scotti’s lifelong challenges with Down Syndrome and of how for the past dozen years or so the 51-year-old has also been held hostage in a choke hold of Alzheimer’s Disease.

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