Chances are, you have several groups of friends, all different yet valued, each special for a variety of reasons. Some are old friends, the ones that have been around through the different "lives" that you have lived.
There are the one's you knew as a youngster. The you that was a silly kid, did stupid stuff. That's the friend you don't have to work too hard to please 'cause they'll always remember the sweet, young you.
Then there's the teenage/young adult friendships. The ones that have run the gauntlet with you and been through those awkward teen years, braces, pimples, strange not-so-cool haircuts and clothes that you wrote off as "uniquely" you. The ones that you share secrets with. That you stretched the limits with and walked that line. Those are the faithful "blood-brothers" kind of friends. They are precious and few.
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