Friendship Essay: A Heartbreaking Friendship

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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies. - Aristotle Even now as I write this paper my heart is full of sorrowed and pity. Due to the unpleasantness of this situation, I still have not recovered from the experience. I must start this story by first saying, I am not a, fan of making best friends. However, I have this friend who is like a sister to me, we do everything together. Our moms know one another, thus they make sure we attend the same school since we were kids until college. Something happened in our last year together at community college, which turned our friendship into enemies. As the first child of my parents I was brought up in a very strict…show more content…
On this particular day we were going down to the school cafeteria to have lunch and I noticed that in the hallway and at the cafeteria everyone eyes was fixed in our direction, but could not figure out the problem. I was really bothered by what happened at school, so after school I called another friend of mine to ask about what was going on in the school? She asked me if I do not know what was going on I told her no, so she said there is a rumor going on in the school that my friend Cynthia could be having Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). So out of anger I asked her why would people think like that because I know my friend and I know she would not do anything to endanger her future even though she has financial problems. Beginning of the semester one of our classmates from Kenya died mysteriously and nobody knew what killed him. According to this friend, of mine there is a rumor going on that the boy died of AIDS, thus anybody who had any sexual contact is likely to have the disease. Cynthia was very close to this boy and some other students believed that they were sexually intimate and so apparently everyone in the school has the notion that Cynthia was having AIDs. It was a very difficult thing for me to believe grasp in my mind because this was an issue that I confronted Cynthia about when the guy was living and she seriously denied going out with him. Honestly, I was really confused because I do not know who to believe, my good

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