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Alzheimer's caregiver discovers respite in art

Poetry on demand part of repertoire

By Emma Pettit

This article was published November 25, 2017 at 1:01 a.m.

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Karen Hayes jokes with Gamma, a poet from Little Rock, while introducing him to the crowd during open mic night at Guillermo’s Coffee, Tea and Roastery in Little Rock on Nov. 9. Hayes gained a newfound love of poetry after her husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s several years ago.

Sitting criss-cross-applesauce on the floor of an Alzheimer's care facility, Karen Hayes invited everyone to join her on the moon.

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