91-year-old former journalist publishes first novel

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WatchBruce McLean, 91, has finished his first novel, which is called The Manana Treehouse, a deeply-moving love story of a husband and wife coping with Alzheimer's Disease.

Many of us believe we have a book in us if only we could just find the time and the energy to get the words out, and onto paper.

Bruce McLean is one of those people.

As a journalist, he wrote for a living for 35 years, at various newspapers across Canada.

But he always felt there was a book in him.

After hard work, grit, and determination, the 91-year-old has finished his first novel, The Manana Treehouse, a deeply-moving love story of a husband and wife coping with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Veronica Cooper sat down with him to learn more about his first foray into the world of becoming a published author.

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