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Elizabeth Roper Marcus

Elizabeth Roper Marcus is the author of Don’t Say a Word!: A Daughter’s Two Cents, a humorous memoir about her parents’ madcap end-of-life, and essays in the NY Times, Boston Globe, and on Psychology Today. Find more on

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Proudly Proclaiming My Age

We all want to live long lives, so why should those who have reached older age be demeaned?
November 18, 2022
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