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It hurts to be estranged from our kids. But the problem could just be misperception.
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12 pictures that will make you think differently about getting older
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An heir's guide to furniture, china, glassware, art and more
This Minneapolis photographer chronicles her parents' move into assisted living
Family feuds are heartbreaking — don't let pride fuel the problem
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