Friendship: My Best Friend

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It was a dark and rainy December night when I was driving home after a long day of work. I was exhausted and all I could think about was my cozy pajamas and a hot cup of chamomile tea. When I arrived home, I received a message from my best friend Diana, asking me about my day and wanting to tell me all about hers. Diana and I are childhood best friends; our parents are long-time friends and therefore, Diana and I met when we were still in diapers. We have been best friends and sisters for twenty years. Although I live in Las Vegas and she lives in a small town right outside of Michigan, our friendship grew into adulthood and she is my greatest support system. I am a shy, introverted type of person who keeps a very small circle of friends, and so is Diana, which is why our friendship has stayed so strong and we were…show more content…
After I took a shower and made my cup of chamomile tea, I went upstairs to my bedroom and called Diana. As I laid down in my bed, Diana answered the phone and I could hear her voice breaking as she spoke. I insisted she tell me what was wrong and assured her I would do anything to help and support her. After a moment of silence, she finally spoke and said, “I’m getting kicked out of my uncle’s house.” I was shocked and had a million questions. I could tell she was trying to be strong, but I could hear the pain in her voice. I was at a loss for words. I did not know if it was appropriate to ask the questions I had, so like in any sensitive situation, I stayed silent. She went on to explain how her house became crowded with people and there were some family problems going on, and so her uncle gave her a month to leave. Working part-time at a local grocery store, she went on to explain how she could barely afford to have a cell phone and how she

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