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216: Give the People What They Want


Host Ira Glass goes to a fake wedding at a home for Alzheimer's patients in Davenport, Iowa. Two high school kids who've never even kissed are the bride and groom. Most of the residents couldn't tell you either of their names. But the staff of the Country House residence stages the event because it makes the residents happy...even if they won't remember it by dinnertime. (3 minutes)