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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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Data and Compassion: Radical Tools in the Fight for Gun Control
Mar 19, 2018 2:04 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 7,732


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

During last week’s National Walkout Day, a nationwide demonstration... More
Motherlode of Possibilities: A Posture Village in Silicon Valley
Mar 5, 2018 9:35 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 9,094

Growing up in India, Esther Gokhale had a natural love for the human body; whether practicing yoga, dancing, or watching Eastern medical masters around her, she... More
Family Matters: Caring for the Dying, and Their Loved Ones
Feb 20, 2018 9:20 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 2,988

As I walked into the patient room of a local hospice facility early this year, I knew what to expect: An eighty-year-old woman, with gently-curled hair and a strained... More
Community Revisited, Part One: Would I Raise a Family in Palo Alto?
Jan 29, 2018 2:46 pm
Comments: 19 | Views: 5,129

==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
The Cost of Service
Jan 16, 2018 8:58 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 2,859

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
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