Best Friends Forever #17: When friends become family

It’s great having a brother or sister to hang out with, but even if you don’t, your friends can become just like siblings

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Janice and I have been best friends since we were classmates in Primary Two. I love her creativity and witty sense of humour. When we were younger, we would always make up stories together, and they now serve as lovely childhood memories. Janice and I share many interests and abilities, which helps us understand each other very well. We talk about almost everything, from books and games we like to things that happen in our daily lives. Although we are in different secondary schools now, we remain as close as ever.

Anna Wong, 15, Chiu Lut Sau Memorial Secondary School

My younger sister is definitely my best friend. Although we’re not the same age, we have a lot in common. From books to music, we always have something to talk about. We even create our own stories together. What’s more, she’s always by my side, and is the first person I go to whenever I need emotional support. You rock, sis!

Bethany Chow Sze-yuet, 14, St. Mary’s Canossian College

Best Friends Forever #16: In good company

My BFF is my elder sister. As you can guess, I have known her all my life. She is smart and very artistic. We share all the same hobbies, such as reading, coding, painting and playing the piano. We also have the same tastes in food, books and films. Although I can be quite annoying sometimes, she still loves me very much. I don’t know what I would do without her!

Ice Chow Sze-lok, 12, St. Mary’s Canossian School

My best friend is my classmate at school. We both live in the same boarding house and are in lots of the same classes. She helps me with my Chinese, and I help her with her Spanish. We have similar interests, so I find it very easy to open up to her. It feels as if we’ve always known each other.

Annie Kim, 16, Harrow International School

Best Friends Forever #15: Thanks for the memories

I met my best friend Alexandria at school, before she transferred to a boarding school. Although we are now apart, our bond is just as strong. We both deeply cherish all the adventures we’ve had together, and support each other in all our goals and endeavours. During our three years of friendship, she has helped me grow into a better person.

Gaile Ng, 15, Chinese International School

If you would like to tell us about your BFF, send your story to [email protected], and attach a jpg of you and your pal. All pics must be larger than 1MB, and you must have the permission of your friend or friends to use it.

Edited by Charlotte Ames-Ettridge