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About this blog: I was born and raised in Palo Alto, and graduated from Palo Alto High in 2013. For the lion's share of that time, I had a starry-eyed adoration for my hometown, and all its perks: top-notch schools, safe neighborhoods, and a boomi...  (More)

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At Home with John Collins, Wherever You Are
May 29, 2018 9:36 am
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==I This piece is the second in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- the 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,... More
Always Moving: Jazmin Toca's Tale of Joy, Disability, and Purpose
May 14, 2018 1:50 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 7,215

==I This piece is the first in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- the 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,... More
Alcohol, Opioids, the Loss of a Son: One Couple's Journey Through Pain and Redemption
May 1, 2018 10:24 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 9,238

On a Monday afternoon in October of 2017, Rick and Bev Dyer received the call. Their son, Brian, was in the hospital with a “serious but not life-threatening”... More
What Am I Striving For?
Apr 2, 2018 5:05 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 7,776

==I Recently, my work life and professional aspirations have been getting the better of me. In turn, I’ve felt myself getting worse: tension, unease, and discontent... More
Data and Compassion: Radical Tools in the Fight for Gun Control
Mar 19, 2018 2:04 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 7,703


Students in Washington D.C. during National Walkout Day, March 14, 2018.

During last week’s National Walkout Day, a nationwide demonstration... More
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