Personal Narrative Essay About My Best Friend

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Everyone always asks me how my best friend and I became friends, so I tell them, “I gave him a rock and he wanted me to look up his nose.” It all started when I was about seven years old. I was homeschooled at the time and didn’t have any friends. There was a school fifteen minutes up the road, and I had asked my mom if I could try it out. My mom was very hesitant at the time because she was one of those helicopter parents who always wanted me close. “I don’t know if I want you to go to school,” she exclaimed. “But Mom, I don’t have any friends, and I am always around the house,” I said with frustration.
After some more arguing she finally said, “How about this. Let’s go up to the school and let you sit in the class and see what it’s
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Buckalew’s desk to have her grade it. Tim was right behind me in the line.
“Hey, Connor?” he asked excitedly. I was hesitant to answer. “A few days ago, I fell and broke my nose. Do you want to see the stitches?” he asked. There was still one more person in front of me getting their test graded, so I figured I had time to look. I looked up his nose for a little bit, and I asked him some questions about the hospital. I was so intrigued that I didn’t even notice that it was my turn to get my test graded. I didn’t hear a word Ms. Buckalew said until she said, “Connor, since you were not paying attention, I am going to put a warning under your name.” That I did hear, and I wondered what I going to tell mom. I got in trouble the first day of school, but it was all worth it.
At the end of the day, I walked out of school on my way home. Tim caught up to me and apologized, “I am sorry I got you in trouble. Do you want to come over and hangout some time?” I was never the person who held a grudge on people, so I accepted.
As we got to know each other, I found out that we had a lot in common. Eight years later we are still friends. Yes, he still gets me in trouble, and vise a versa, but with a friend that good, who
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