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News - September 23, 2011

Rachael Flatt arrives at The Farm

Elite figure skater starts her freshman year at Stanford

by Karla Kane

On a recent morning, Rachael Flatt, like any college freshman, was anxious to meet her roommate, get her class schedule figured out and soak in the campus atmosphere. But not every incoming frosh is an Olympic veteran and figure-skating champion.

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Editorial Assistant Karla Kane can be emailed at kkane@paweekly.com.


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Posted by Sharon
a resident of Midtown
on Sep 26, 2011 at 12:33 pm

A very good local interest story by PA Weekly

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Posted by neighbor
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Sep 26, 2011 at 2:46 pm

How will she have time to attend classes at Stanford while traveling for coaching in 3 different cities? Who pays for the training/coaches in these places? Does she study while being driven in a town car to the various places?

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