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Medical breakthrough gives resident back his life

Original post made on Aug 22, 2011

Palo Alto resident Alfred Bostic struggled with debilitating epilepsy for 62 years -- until a single operation at Stanford exactly one year ago left him seizure-free for the first time since infancy. Now Bostic is able to work at Best Buddies, a nonprofit that matches people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with employment and leadership opportunities and with friends and activity partners.

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Comments (3)

Posted by Glenn C., a resident of Stanford
on Aug 22, 2011 at 12:37 pm

How wonderful for Mr. Bostic. He will enjoy many more years without this disability. And we all hope for additional remedies or relief with new advances in the medical field.


Posted by local gurl, a resident of Greenmeadow
on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:29 am

What a heartwarming story! Congrats to Mr. Bostic on his perseverance and the success of this surgery.


Posted by Too much traffic, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 23, 2011 at 11:18 am

And some people are against modernizing and upgrading the Stanford Medical Center, Hospital and Children's Hospital!!! I just hope his surgery did not cause an extra car trip into the city!!!!


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