Love, Fear and grief | June 10, 2022 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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Cover Story - June 10, 2022

Love, Fear and grief

Short Story Contest heroes overcome obstacles to connect

While winners of this year's Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest submitted pieces exploring different kinds of characters and settings, one theme unified them all: connection. Every story represents a struggle to connect, including a grieving family reaching out to a lost loved one by sending gifts into the afterlife, a mother teaching her child how to survive war through seemingly carefree games or someone learning to communicate with their own distinct personalities.

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