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Elderly Pianist Turns Grief Into Therapy for Self, Others

Every Friday, you can find Cerlene Rose in the lobby of Sibley Hospital in Washington, playing the piano. It's a routine she began 20 years ago, as a way of dealing with grief over her husband's death. But what started out as therapy became something more. She found the joy of sharing her music with others not only therapeutic, but a lifesaver. “I lost my husband in 1991 and for five years I was really at loose ends and started to get very depressed," she said. "And I...

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