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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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Modern Hospice Care and The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Jun 19, 2018 6:56 pm
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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
What is a Life?
Dec 17, 2018 1:30 pm
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My grandmother’s second stroke continues, hauntingly, to occupy my thoughts and imagination; with every passing week I am further reminded of her diminished... More
Pain, Poverty, and Personhood in Silicon Valley
Sep 28, 2017 1:39 pm
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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
Loneliness
Jan 15, 2019 4:44 pm
Comments: 42 | Views: 6,969

Walking into the low-lit room I noticed, as always, the cushy couch, the beautiful bedframe, the family photos strewn on cabinets. Everything was familiar.... More
Hospice, Palliative Care, and the Healing of a Life
Jan 2, 2019 9:21 am
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==B With the recent holiday season, I've been taking a much-needed break from my research and writing work. To recharge my energy and ideas, I'll be off from writing... More
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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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