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Buddy SystemUnderstanding Male Friendships$
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Geoffrey Greif

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195326420

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326420.001.0001

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Tom in His 80s: Realizing All His Friends Are Gone

Tom in His 80s: Realizing All His Friends Are Gone

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(p.220) 13 Tom in His 80s: Realizing All His Friends Are Gone
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Buddy System
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Geoffrey L. Greif

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326420.003.0014

This chapter tells the story of one widower in his 80s who spends most of his day at a senior citizen's center and with a female companion. He misses his friends and has a hard time making new ones.

Keywords:   80s, making new friends, widower, senior citizen's center, female companion

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