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How did you meet your oldest friend?

GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands ModeratorPosts: 6,909 mod
Friends are very important to us. Some we have known for years, and others a shorter time, but that doesn't make them any less important.

It got me thinking.. how did you meet your oldest friend? By oldest, I don't mean the one with the highest age.. I mean the one who you have known the longest.

For me, I met them at school as they were in the same classes as me when we first started at the school. I have spoken to them ever since, and I am happy to class them as my best friend now!

What about you?

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  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 31,571 mod
    I am still in contact with some of my oldest friends (school friends) but I don't think they are close friends any more. We have grown so far apart and have very little in common.
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 6,909 mod
    mheredge said:

    I am still in contact with some of my oldest friends (school friends) but I don't think they are close friends any more. We have grown so far apart and have very little in common.

    It is a shame when that happens. I think that when we are children we have a lot of friends, and by the time we are adults we just have a few close friends - but those friends are worth a lot!
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