Independence Day/Independent Life

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At this time of year when we think about our nation’s independence, let’s look at what independence means in our lives. Your first steps, a driver’s license, making a home of one’s own. Across our life cycle there are milestones that mark our moving away from dependency. And what about when a child has to take away a parent’s car keys? Why is losing our personal independence so frightening? Clinical psychologist Dr. James Coane joins us to talk about independence in our lives.

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