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Senior Health: Men often let health slip after spouse dies


by Encarnacion Pyle

Charles Hendrix Sr., 74, lost his wife of almost 41 years, Jacqueline, in December. He’s found it hard to get out of his South Side home after her passing, but he has support from his son and his church.
It’s been six months since Charles Hendrix Sr.’s wife died of heart disease, and he still breaks down whenever he’s alone and thinks of her.

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