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Gordie Howe suffers memory loss

Updated: February 2, 2012, 11:22 PM ET
Associated Press

At 83, Mr. Hockey is still in demand and on the move. Gordie Howe is about to embark on another series of fundraisers to support dementia research.

It's a personal cause. The disease killed his wife, Colleen, in 2009 and is beginning to affect him.

"He's a little bit worse than last year, but pretty close to about the same," son Marty said. "He just loses a little bit more, grasping for words.

"The worst part of this disease is there's nothing you can do about it."

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