Dear Mom ... | June 16, 2017 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto Weekly

- June 16, 2017

Dear Mom ...

Collection of 'Letters Home' chronicles 125 years of Stanford students' campus experiences

by Anna Medina

A few years ago, Alison Carpenter Davis returned to her alma mater Stanford University and took what she describes as a "memory walk" around campus — the same campus from which both her parents also graduated years earlier. In part, she was remembering her father who had passed away earlier that year. She went to all of the places that were important to him — Encina Hall, the pool where he played water polo and the old bell tower.

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