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Ronald Reagan’s Daughter to Will Ferrell: Don’t Mock My Dad’s Alzheimers

Dear Mr. Ferrell,

I saw the news bulletin—as did everyone—that you intend to portray my father in the throes of Alzheimer’s for a comedy that you are also producing.

Perhaps you have managed to retain some ignorance about Alzheimer’s and other versions of dementia. Perhaps if you knew more, you would not find the subject humorous.

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