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The Silent Cry of the Caregiver

Tending to his dying wife, he did what guys do: He hunkered down and tried to fix it

It's the one vow that can really come back and bite you in the butt: "… in sickness and in health." On your wedding day the phrase conjures up visions of tiptoeing into a sun-drenched bedroom with lunch on a tray; of dropping cough medicine onto a tablespoon and gently bringing it to your spouse's smiling lips. … Back to Article

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