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Sharnell Grant
Professor Neagle
English 111
15 September 2010

We All Need Somebody to Lean On: My Ideal Friend
According to Sharita Gadison, “Some friends come and go like a season, others are arranged in our lives for a reason. “ Many might agree that good friends are hard to come across, so the ones that I consider good friends, I keep them close. I know without a doubt the qualities that make a good friend. A friend is someone who is dependable. When all else fails, it never harms to be able to have that one person to rely on. Trustworthiness is also a molding quality that helps me define a true friend; having someone I can tell my biggest secrets to and not think twice about anyone else finding out. Last, but surely not least, the shared joy that I receive with a friend makes the friendship worthwhile.
Even as a child, I was able to separate real friends from not so real ones, so therefore I learned very quickly to value dependability in a friend. Every October 31st, on Halloween, a friend named Shana and I went trick-or-treating. We never missed a year up until about the age of eleven. On one particular Halloween, my mother was sick. She had

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