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Gunn students launch 'Humans of Palo Alto'

Original post made on Feb 14, 2014

What is your definition of happiness?

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, February 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

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Posted by randy albin
a resident of Mountain View
on Feb 15, 2014 at 12:18 pm

there once was a middle-class on the peninsula. are students humans in palo alto or in the bay area? I am Gunn Class of 1975. this makes it into the local news. will wonders ever cease?


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Posted by HCB
a resident of another community
on Feb 18, 2014 at 10:57 am

ugh. hacktography.


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Posted by M.D.
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 18, 2014 at 12:12 pm

Congrats to the Gunn kids on their awesome blog!!!!

Keep up the good work. I am very proud of your efforts. Miss y'all a bunch!

But you are never far from my thoughts & prayers.

M.D.


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Posted by Skeptic
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 18, 2014 at 1:44 pm

Is there any reason to require that these "unique, unseen details' be true, or are good intentions enough? For example, Al Mills is given this platform to tell us he "manned the US aircraft carrier". The US Navy had perhaps 20 operational aircraft carriers during the Vietnam War. Which one did he "man"? Do sailors describe their service that way? I've always heard them say they "served" or "sailed" on a ship, and then always mention the ship's name. Mr. Mills then tells us he served in both the "Vietnam Army and Navy". Leaving aside the odd phrasing for a Vietnam veteran to use, is this correct? Not impossible to have served in both branches during the war, but highly unusual.

So what is the purpose of this journalistic undertaking? Can it be even called journalism?


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Posted by Gunn Student
a resident of Gunn High School
on Feb 22, 2014 at 1:42 am

@Skeptic Calm down yo. These students be doin da photography 4 fun. No need to get up all in their faces homie.


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