Patricia Anita Young is an accounting technician who has been writing since a classmate gave her a magical number two pencil in the third grade. As “keeper of the family stories” she records the oral histories of the Saint Paul village that raised her. Her article “All Aboard” was published in the 2012 Saint Paul Almanac. Patricia has published articles in the Twin Cities newspapers Insight News and Access Press, as well as numerous freelance articles on thriving while surviving chronic medical conditions.