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Alzheimer’s exacts a heavy toll among Latinos
Los Angeles Times

Arturo Reyes sat quietly as his family talked about traveling to Mexico over the holidays.

Suddenly, he broke into the conversation. “We cannot do it; we are illegal,” his daughter Angelica Reyes-Servin remembers him saying. “If we leave, we may never get back again.”

The room fell silent. Reyes and his family, who crossed the border from Mexico to Arizona more than three decades ago, have been U.S. citizens for more than 20 years.