Ida Lou Harrison sits in Dorothy Rankin's room at Colony Pointe

July 1, 2012 | 3:26 p.m. CDT
Ida Lou Harrison, left, sits in Dorothy Rankin's room on June 11 at Colony Pointe, a new assisted-living center in Columbia. The two have been friends for years and were the first residents to move into the facility on May 29. Harrison's room is across the hall from Rankin's room.

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