573 Magazine Nov 2016 - Page 98

With so many people, companies, and politicians trying to force their agendas down our throats, it sometimes seems impossible that true motiveless friendships can still be formed.  I’m talking about friendship where nothing is expected in return.  Where nothing is exchanged but kindness and thoughtful words.  Is that possible?  Can people just be friends?  Recently, we met a retired gentleman,  young woman and a dog who have formed a true friendship.  One that consists of nothing more than being in good company and walking.   Meet, Fred McDaniel and Duke, and their friend Jessica Schmidt.