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Many people believe that a best friend is someone who you can trust and have fun with. However, my best friend Ali is much more than that. Since we met in the third grade, Ali and I have been inseparable. Despite the fact that we are the same age, I look up to her tremendously. Not only has she excelled in dance and diving, but academics as well. Ali, a member of the National Honor Society at our school, is number 16 in our senior class. Through her hard work, she has inspired me. Just two months ago, Ali's life changed drastically. It was two days before the start of our senior year, and we had just finished lunch at a local pizza place when Ali's mom had called her and frantically told
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Unformatted text preview: her the news. Her father, who had a history of heart problems, had collapsed at the local shopping mall. Ali, her mom, and I immediately rushed to the hospital. Three hours went by and we were still in the waiting room. During that time, I have never seen anyone display such a great amount of courage in my life. Unfortunately, Ali's father passed away at the young age of 51. Despite her father's death two days prior, Ali showed up for school on the first day of our senior year. To this day, I have not met anyone with the amount of strength and courage she possesses....
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2008 for the course BUSN 101 taught by Professor Markcamma during the Spring '07 term at Atlantic Cape Community College.

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