MPW.68 / 2016 Fading Memories by Juan Cristóbal Cobo
Juan Cristóbal Cobo New York, NY / Bogotá, Columbia
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Recipient of the Team Eppridge Award
Story Summary

Agnes Cook, 79, of Cuba, Mo. suffers from dementia and needs permanent supervision from her daughter Terry Cook, 54. They live in different homes but Terry plans to move in with Agnes soon. During the day they share their time with their two dogs Hope and Pepper who were found by Terry in the streets of Cuba. The dogs also share the house with two cats. Agnes clings briefly to her memory, but as the day progresses it slowly starts to fade away.