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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

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

Geoffrey L. Greif

Oxford University Press

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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