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Following fire, family sees neighbors' generosity

Original post made on Aug 13, 2008

When Palo Alto resident Jackie Yu discovered fire spitting out from under her dishwasher on the morning of Aug. 3, she was also to discover something else: the kindness of her neighbors. Related stories:

  • Dishwasher fire damages historic Palo Alto home

    Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 12, 2008, 10:40 AM
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    Posted by Long Ago
    a resident of Community Center
    on Aug 13, 2008 at 3:47 pm

    We can remember a time when neighbors taking care of one another was the norm.


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