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Alzheimer's Documentary: "The Genius of Marian"
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In 2008, Pam White set out to document her late mother's life—Marian Williams Steele—who passed away after a battle with Alzheimer's, but who was also a prominent and recognized impressionist painter of New England. However, a year into the project, Pam herself was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's. Pam's son, Banker White, eventually continued her work in a documentary that would later be called "The Genius of Marian". In the film, White not only recounts his experiences with his mother's Alzheimer's, but also those of her and her mother's; a showcase of how the terminal disease affected two generations of the...