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Panetta’s Committee Assignments House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee on Nutrition House Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Water, Power, and Oceans Subcommittee on Federal Lands His Career Highlights UC Davis, Bachelor’s Degree, International Relations Santa Clara University, J.D. Navy Reserve Intelligence Offi cer, Joint Special Ops Command, Awarded Bronze Star Prosecutor, Alameda County, District Attorney’s Offi ce Deputy DA, Monterey County District Attorney’s Offi ce Member, U.S. House of Representatives, California 20 th Congressional District How to Reach Congressman Panetta Salinas Offi ce 100 W Alisal Street Salinas CA 93901 831.424.2229 Santa Cruz Offi ce 701 Ocean St, Room 318C Santa Cruz CA 95060 831.429.1976 Unravel, continued from page 23 something. So many people do nothing. Risk them hanging up the phone on you or slamming the door on you, because chances are that you reaching out will mean more than any- thing,” Libby said. Though she does caution to help in appropriate ways, which often means from a distance at first, or interacting with appointed gatekeepers. “Donate money. With cancer and catastrophic illness, there are a lot of bills.” Though the Kranzes are immensely proud of the success of Unravel, their goal is, “To close up shop, quit and be done,” Libby said. They look forward to the day when “pediatric cancer is a manageable disease.” She believes it will happen in her life- time, “but it just takes the right money in the right hands.” Meanwhile, Jennifer’s legacy is making a difference for future parents so they do not have to go through what her family has been through. “All we have are memories,” Libby said. And Jennifer will always be remembered. By her parents, her siblings, her community, and the wider Unravel community that has risen out of her loss. “She was a great big sister, a protector and a good role model. The perfect blend of glitter and dirt,” Libby said. There are numerous ways for anyone interested to get involved on the website: 28 GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN JULY/AUGUST 2017