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Summary Box: Google CEO reflects on past year

The Associated Press

WRITTEN REFLECTIONS: A year into his stint as Google CEO, Larry Page shares some of his thoughts about the company's past accomplishments and future possibilities.

IT'S UNUSUAL: The usually taciturn Page opened up in a way that he hasn't previously. His reflections appear on the company's website for investors and Page's personal profile on the social network Google Plus.

LOOKING AHEAD: Page closed his note by promising to maintain "a healthy disregard for the impossible" as Google tries to develop new products to improve people's lives.