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e-Buddies of the Month

Each month, we will profile one of our many fantastic e-Buddies pairs! If you would like for your match to be profiled, please contact us!

This month we are featuring Randy and Thomas!

Randy is located in Florida and his e-Buddy, Thomas, is from Tennessee. They were matched in 2004 and have sent one another over 100 e-mails each. In that time they have forged a great friendship that has affected both of their lives in a positive way.

"Randy is awesome! I look forward to hearing from Randy every week." Thomas said when asked about his e-Buddy. Their friendship has even lead Thomas into following new sports teams. Thomas stated, "Many of our fall conversations are surrounded around SEC football.  Randy is a UF fan and I live in Knoxville, TN where UF is pretty much hated.   Over the past couple of years I have started cheering for UF. I often will watch the UF games and think that it is something that Randy and I are doing at the same time."

Their conversations aren't all about football. Thomas also shares how deep and personal their friendship has gotten. "Randy has been through a lot, especially recently. I am humbled that he shares with me all the things that he has been through. Randy and I talk about our families. We celebrated together when I adopted my son, and we mourned when he lost his father.  We are friends."

They love to share about all of their life adventures. Thomas explains, "I recently did a bike ride for work, I rode 400+ miles across the state of TN, I was able to send Randy some e-mails from my phone and was excited to get e-mails from him while I was doing the ride, making sure that I had access to send Randy e-mails was a top priority while I was on the bike ride."

Randy and Thomas's friendship is strong and something they both cherish. Thomas summarized their friendship well when he said, "Randy is my friend. I am honored to have such an awesome friend."

Congratulations to Randy and Thomas, our e-Buddies of the month for January!


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