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Reader recommendation: The Girls from Ames

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I just finished The Girls from Ames by Jeffrey Zaslow. Zaslow interviewed a group of friends who grew up in Ames, Iowa, about their 40-year friendship.  It is a revealing real-life study of friendship and the nature of friendships. It made me think about my friends and their value.