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Soaring through life

Original post made on Oct 20, 2017

When William "Uncle Bill" Dinsmore turns 100 this today, his family and community will celebrate a life marked by persistence amid adversity and abiding love.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 20, 2017, 7:01 AM

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Posted by Midtown resident
a resident of Midtown
on Oct 20, 2017 at 4:31 pm

A great story. Makes me feel like the worlds greatest successes are vastly under reported.

Posted by Penny
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Oct 20, 2017 at 7:20 pm

Penny is a registered user.

Uncle Bill has been a wonderful neighbor and friend to my oldest daughter since she was two years old. They met on a sunny summer day when we were out for a walk. She made a b-line for his front door (I still don't know why.) and knocked. Bill answered the door and was so friendly and kind, his house became a regular stop for her.

Bill is Uncle Bill to many neighborhood children he'd talk with while he was out gardening. He is a friendly fixture. Still lively and 100.

My daughter is off at college now, so she has to miss his party, but she will surely mark the day with him somehow!

Happy Birthday, Bill! Best wishes for continued good health and joy.

Posted by Ruth Ann
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Oct 21, 2017 at 12:20 am

We all love Uncle Bill. He is so upbeat and loving. Plus, Uncle Bill always has some great stories to tell when we stop by. We are very fortunate to have such a wonderful person in our neighborhood.
Happy 100th Birthday Uncle Bill!

Posted by Rose
a resident of Mayfield
on Oct 21, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Palo Alto Weekly — Thank you for this happy and inspiring story!

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