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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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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
Selfishness, Poverty, and Lunch
Nov 26, 2018 4:11 pm
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I was late to lunch in a new city, chipped and chilled by biting winds. A man entered my gaze as I hurried forward; he was facing what looked like the city... More
Trials of My Grandmother
Nov 12, 2018 4:33 pm
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There was no single change which confirmed, to my mind, that my grandmother had suffered a stroke. She had, of course, but I had been trying to see things... More
Love, Justice, and Ada's Cafe
Oct 29, 2018 4:53 pm
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Few things are truly indispensable in life. Or even important, for that matter. True, I often act with the opposite perspective—placing status or looks on... More
Learning Disabilities and the Struggle to Be Known
Oct 15, 2018 1:44 pm
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==I This piece is the seventh 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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