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Ramblin' man

Original post made on Mar 24, 2009

He's not your everyday ordinary Joe. In fact, there's a little something extraordinary about 28-year-old Joseph "Cello Joe" Chang. Photos by Dana Ullman/Palo Alto Online.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, March 24, 2009, 11:54 AM

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Posted by a man
a resident of Green Acres
on Mar 24, 2009 at 4:05 pm

i got bored just reading the first line of he first letter


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Posted by Danny
a resident of Crescent Park
on Mar 24, 2009 at 4:21 pm

The first line of the first letter...? You mean the first letter of the first line? No offense, but if your reading skills are anything like your writing skills, I'm surprised you made it that far.


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Posted by jack
a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Mar 25, 2009 at 1:05 pm

This story is kinda cute.

Although I'm getting a chuckle thinking of the Chinese parents out there going into panic mode after reading this story: what if our hard-earned money going into little Jimmy's classic piano/cello lessons turn him not into a classic Carnegie Hall-worthy artist (Yoyo and Lang), but instead into an artist on-a-bike, wearing thong-slippers to photo-shoots, and playing under nickname conferred upon by homeless guy? Oh well, at least he's capable of supporting himself and happy about life doing so. :-) Suffer on, trust artist!


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Posted by joey
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 28, 2009 at 3:09 am

i think my dad has been in panic mode for the last 10 years then!

btw, i don't really suffer that much...not as much as billions of people in this world. i sometimes feel guilty about all the luxury i enjoy as an american while other people in this world starve and suffer.

also i don't just wear "thong-slippers" aka flip-flops to photo shoots, i wear them everywhere all the time and don't really wear socks much. i find it's more comfortable and allows me to do less laundry.


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