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Memories of Friendship and Blueberry Pie

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
My friend Adam Dolle wrote me last week to let me know that his mother, Viola Dolle, had died after only a brief illness. Mrs. Dolle was a devout Catholic who traveled to Rome when she was 90 for an outdoor Christmas Eve Mass celebrated by Pope John Paul II. She lived a long life with attention and affection given…
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Family & Friends

A Mother’s Birthday – and a Special Tribute to Miss Edna

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
by Patricia Yarberry Allen, MD | bio Taking care of my mother’s health has always been a big priority for me. She is almost 89 and still lives independently. Four years ago, she suffered a major stroke. The stroke occurred in the part of the brain that controls emotions and impulsivity, along with other non-left brain functions. We were lucky…
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