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Life (Part 2)

Denial (#101)

Old age and denial: Is it better to face the facts and slow down, or simply ignore reality for as long as possible? Emmy Award-winning journalist Richard Cohen discusses the parallels between aging and chronic illness, and comedy writer Larry Gelbart talks about lessons learned over time. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: LIFE (PART 2) is a smart, daring series on the subject of aging. The program doesn't offer a Pollyannaish vision of growing old. It's a straight-talking show filled with honesty, integrity and humor. Each week, host Alan Rosenberg and a panel of regular contributors, guest experts and celebrities delve deeply into a range of topics. Each episode features field pieces - visits to people around the country; freewheeling, roundtable discussions; one-on-one interviews; and brief personal essays.

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