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October 21, 2014

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Nancy Nelson, 70, poses with Levi, a 2-year-old German shepherd, at her home in Summerlin on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. After being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease last year, Nelson began waking up at 3 a.m. and would write poetry, she said. Her book of poetry titled "Blue. River. Apple." was recently published.

Steve Marcus

Nancy Nelson, 70, poses with Levi, a 2-year-old German shepherd, at her home in Summerlin on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. After being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease last year, Nelson began waking up at 3 a.m. and would write poetry, she said. Her book of poetry titled "Blue. River. Apple." was recently published.