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Gray Divorces

Bill and Melinda Gates smile at each other during an interview in Kirkland, Wash. in this Feb. 1, 2019, file photo.
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Bill and Melinda Gates smile at each other during an interview in Kirkland, Wash. in this Feb. 1, 2019, file photo.

The decision by Bill and Melinda Gates to end their marriage after 27 years follows a trend of more couples calling it quits later in life.

So-called “gray divorces” reflect a shift in attitude and demographics about marriage in the U.S.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, a look at the institution of marriage, what’s changing and what’s not.

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