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Still Best Friends

by BBC Southern Counties Radio

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BBC Southern Counties Radio
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Marion Knibbs
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A4906839
Contributed on: 
10 August 2005

This story was submitted to the People’s War site by Torunn Kjolberg and has been added to the website on behalf of Marion Knibbs with her permission and she fully understands the site’s terms and conditions.

I met my best friend Pat Findon during the war. We were living in a village and had evacuees coming from London. We were told to be nice to the children because they’d had to leave their mum and dads. Pat was one of the children and we liked each other straight away. Pat and I have been friends ever since then. That’s a long friendship isn’t it? And now I am 75 and she is 77 and she is still my best friend.

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