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News - July 30, 2021

Inspired by pandemic, phone buddies are born

Friendly Voices volunteers provide isolated seniors with conversation, connection

by Kate Bradshaw

When the pandemic triggered widespread shutdowns last year, Menlo Park resident Laura Steuer had already put herself in lockdown, as she had a preexisting condition that made her vulnerable to COVID-19.

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