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Father's Day

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For Father's Day, stories about fathers going out of their way to protect their kids, and kids going out of their way to protect their fathers. Photographer Joel Meyerowitz decided to go on a last big trip with his father Hy, who has Alzheimer's. Joel also brought his own son. The purpose of the trip? To try to get close to a part of Hy's personality that Alzheimer's has eradicated, to see if it might be possible to jumpstart some of his memories.

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Photo: Dennis

Credits

Host:
Ira Glass