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What My Mother Taught Me

AARP members share the words of wisdom that have been passed down from their moms

As Mother's Day approaches, I've been thinking about all the things that my mother and grandmothers taught me over the years: the little sayings that have been handed down from generation to generation. My Mom had a stroke more than 20 years ago, which makes it hard for her to converse and write these days. One of my most treasured possessions is a note she handwrote: "This, too, shall pass." It has helped me through many a stressful and panic-filled moment. … Back to Article

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