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Former president visits Portola Valley

Original post made on Mar 25, 2011

The author, Samantha Bergeson, is a resident of Portola Valley and a sophomore at Menlo School.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, March 23, 2011, 12:00 AM

Comments (7)

Posted by Judith Rigas, a resident of another community
on Mar 25, 2011 at 4:50 pm

A concise, well written and informative article. Well done, Samantha, you are destined to be a great journalist.

Posted by Former Prez's do bidness, a resident of Atherton: other
on Mar 25, 2011 at 5:11 pm

Nice article, thanks!

I saw the fellow who followed Mr Clinton on the teevee machine, pleading with folks to buy his book.

Kind of the same, right?

Posted by lyn stein, a resident of another community
on Mar 25, 2011 at 10:05 pm

Hi Samantha, What a wonderful opportunity you had to meet Mr.Clinton....Your article was outstanding and I have no doubt that this experience will help you in the future.....

Posted by realist, a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Mar 25, 2011 at 10:30 pm

If Samantha succeeds in her career -- and I certainly expect she will -- credit will be due the wealth and connections that allow her to attend Menlo and earned her the invitation to this exclusive dinner for rich donors, not her journalistic talents.

Posted by fyi realist by Mary Smith, a resident of another community
on Mar 27, 2011 at 11:02 pm

Give credit to a 16 year old who is intelligent, an excellent student and a good writer. Do some homework and find out how many non wealthy students attend Menlo. She writes for her school paper and has written many articles for the Almanac while working there as an intern a job she applied for and earned on her own. She also does much volunteer work. What were you doing when you turned 16?

Posted by Avid Reader, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Mar 29, 2011 at 6:47 pm

Town Square requests comments be respectful. This is a reminder to "realist"
Well done, Samantha, a well written and informative article.

Posted by Joy D, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Mar 29, 2011 at 6:55 pm

Town Square requests comments to be respeectful. This is a reminder to "realist".
Well done, Samantha. Enjoyed your informative article.

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