Sophie, age 9 Sam, age 10
Point of Connection: Sam and Sophie met in the First grade in a Nashville, TN school where they shared the same classroom. Originally Sam thought Sophie looked a lot like a bully he had endured in kindergarten. To his great surprise, Sophie turned out to be his next best friend.
Same: love of pizza, math and recess
Different: gender, skin color and freckles
Favorite thing to do together: secret handshake, wrestle
Advice to grown ups on friendship: don’t argue over silly things. It doesn’t matter what the outside of a person looks like. Look for the good in people.