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A Rare Dementia Gene Runs In The Family, But He’s Fine — So Far
Kaiser Health News

John Janda knows he takes after his mother.

At 68, the graying building contractor is sentimental, just as she was. He smiles indulgently as he shows off photos of his 9-month-old grandson; he tears up at the memory of losing his dad in a construction accident more than 40 years ago.

“I’m emotional,” he said, eyes glistening. “I know I got that from her. They call that ‘a kind heart.’ That’s one of the best blessings there ever was.”

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