Betty Eyestone and Pat Duerner say they’ve never had to put much effort into their friendship. They will say it just happened, starting at a birthday party with a game of “Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button?” and lasting through high school, college, marriage, moves, children, grandchildren, widowhood, travel and whatever comes next. And when asked if they can remember a time, just one time, when they experienced a bit of a rough patch, they say they never have.
A 'chance' friendship — for 75 years
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