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The Pleasure of Forgetting

Episode 2 of 5

Author Rose Ruane asks can someone with the ability to remember everything ever learn to forget? Is this a skill she should be developing?

Author Rose Ruane's brilliant memory has always been part of her identity. Friends and family rely on her ability to recall names, places and pieces of trivia. She's an asset to any quiz team. But she's beginning to feel that an excellent memory is as much a curse as a blessing. Should forgetting be a skill to develop?

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