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At 35, Louise Penny was “desperately unhappy, lonely and embittered.” Over the next decade, she beat alcoholism and writer’s block and emerged a best-selling mystery author.

At 25, it was as if I were trying to navigate using only my rearview mirror. At 45, I know the view ahead is far more interesting than the road I’ve already traveled.

Norma Gaudet was only 62 when she was diagnosed with advanced Alzheimer’s disease. More than most in a similar position, she knew what that really meant, and what it meant for her daughter.