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October 25, 2014

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Nancy Nelson, 70, holds her book of poetry titled "Blue. River. Apple." 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.

Steve Marcus

Nancy Nelson, 70, holds her book of poetry titled "Blue. River. Apple." 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.