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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
The Cost of Service
Jan 16, 2018 8:58 am
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In a gently-lit room, there he laid: a man, seeking comfort in hospice after a long battle with terminal cancer. Oxygen tubes and intravenous ports were his markings... More
The Oft-Unseen Fruits of End-of-Life Care
Sep 11, 2018 1:28 pm
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==I The following essay is a modified version of a piece titled, "Compassion and the Uncertain Caregiver," which was recently accepted by the medical journal, Palliative... More
Thought and Matter: A Young Man's Search for Interest and Meaning
Jul 16, 2018 8:36 am
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==I This piece is the fourth in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- a 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,... More
Commonality, and the Dignity of the Peculiar
Jul 30, 2018 6:10 pm
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==I This piece is the fifth in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- a 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,... More
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