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In my family.
Music was always a part of our home and we are still playing.
We knew at the beginning that alzheimer's doesn't rob you of the things you love right away but.
The disease will keep getting worse and there aren't any medications today that can stop it.
Alzheimer's is a disease that robs people of their lives while there's still living it.
And it robs families.
Of the people they love while they're still standing right in front of their eyes.
I think that person's life is comprised of memories and that's exactly what this disease takes away from you.
Like a memory of my dad taking me fishing in Flagstaff when I was little -- Are playing banjo with my dad well he plays guitar.
Now when I played the -- with my dad and it's getting harder for him to follow along.
And it's getting harder for -- called my name.
It's hard to come to the realization.
My dad might look at me and I will be absolutely nothing to him.
We need to find a cure for this.
Because we are not the only family affected.
So much pain that did not exist in the world.
Let's work together to -- alzheimer's.
Thank you very much.
-- any of the members.
Before we excuse the Campbell family.
Any additional comment.
I just want to thank actually for her -- moving and compelling testimony.
It's so important that we put a human face on this and I admired the decision if your entire family to step forward.
Out of the shadows and shine a spotlight on this devastating disease so thank you so much for being here that.
I just wanna join my colleagues and thanking the Campbell family and I'm thinking actually for her wonderful testimony and thanking mr.
Campbell for the many years of pleasure that I got listening to him as I was growing up.
It is an American.
That is embraced.
By the American people.
You clearly have shown courage as has your mom and dad.
And we want to thank you for sharing your story.
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