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By Aldis Petriceks

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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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Community Revisited, Part One: Would I Raise a Family in Palo Alto?
Jan 29, 2018 2:46 pm
Comments: 19 | Views: 7,253

==I These past few weeks, I have thought quite a bit about community. I've been attending Bible studies and discussions at Stanford, specifically focused on community;... More
Difficult Words and Simple Truths
Oct 23, 2017 10:22 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 7,207

==I CONTENT WARNING: This piece contains discussion of topics pertaining to sexual assault. Names and identifying details have been altered to protect individual... More
Pain, Poverty, and Personhood in Silicon Valley
Sep 28, 2017 1:39 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 5,826

I am the wrong person to write this blog.

Welcome to Stories of Hope, my new series on the Palo Alto Online. This blog has a very specific purpose, which... More
Guest Post: Youth, Illness, and Advance Care Directives
Sep 25, 2018 8:52 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 5,448

==I This piece is a guest-written essay by Leilani Graham, a Palo Alto native and graduate of Henry M. Gunn High School. Leilani is now a San Francisco-based writer,... More
Modern Hospice Care and The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Jun 19, 2018 6:56 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 5,205

Readers: Apologies for my recent delay in posts! I've been awaiting approval for pieces on a couple individuals in the Ada's employee series. In the meantime,... More
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