Strengths Of My Best Friend

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I have known my best friend for 9 years now, her name is Joanna Peng. I first had contact with her when I transferred from Taiwan to America around 8th grade. At that time we both attended the same school and church. My first impression of Joanna was that she didn’t like me. This however was just based on the appearance and attitude she gave me whenever I saw her, thus I tried to stay clear of her. However during freshmen year of high school, we coincidentally had the same P.E class. After a few conversation I began to learn that she was a very talkative person and fun to be around with, and thus we became really good friends.
The strength that exist between Joanna and I is that secrets do not exist between us. When we are together there is no wall, or divider, that separates us from each other. Whenever I feel down she is the first to notice and understand my situation. She supports me whenever something horrible has happen and always has a way to help me forget the painful experience. Due to not
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During our time in high school, some people would spread false and negative rumors about me or Joanna and me. At first I felt dejected and hurt, but I later discovered that they were just jealous of how close we are to each other and the strength of our friendship. Although at times the rumors may affect our friendship, through conversations on our cell phones we are able to talk things through and discuss the various rumors that were being spread. Neither of us cares what other people tell us and because we understand each other very well none of the false rumors ever got in the way of our friendship. Due to being so close to each other I can detect a false accusation just by thinking, “she would never do that” or “that is completely the opposite of her personality”. This trust and faith that exist between us is what keeps our friendship strong and

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