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Ask actress Marilu Henner about a lunch date with 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl almost 20 years ago, and she can not only recall the date (June 1, 1993) and the restaurant (Aureole in New York) but also what she ate (the salmon). Henner is one of a handful of people who have superior autobiographic memory: the ability to remember, in vivid detail, almost every day of her life. If you're struggling just to recall where you parked your car, here are a few tricks that can help you learn to be more like these memory geniuses.

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