• I'm young. They're old. Yet our friendship means the world to me

    7 days ago - By The Guardian

    Intergenerational friendships can anchor a person in their local community, help them access new world views - and be fun Imagine someone living alone, loosely tethered to their community, with family far away. Maybe this person wouldn't say they are lonely - maybe they know how to muffle it, making cheery conversation in the grocery line - but the feeling is there, a moon tugging the tides of their days. One day, a neighbor appears at their door. The two are decades apart and have shared pleasantries in passing, but nothing more. This time, the older neighbor holds a steaming bowl of...
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