CONTENTS

From Chicken Soup for the Girlfriend's Soul

Contents

Introduction

1. THE TRUE MEANING OF FRIENDSHIP

Toasting Rye Bread Valerie Schultz

Nancy and Caroline Sally Friedman

I Found My Best Friend After Forty Years Marjorie Conder

The Friends Who Saved Me Jill Goldstein

Bosom Buddies Alice Collins

The Swing Teresa Cleary

Power of Love Heather Black

The Wonders of Tupperware Carol Bryant

Everybody Needs Someone Helen Steiner Rice

The Tablecloth Bohne G. Silber

I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up! Phyllis W. Zeno

May Basket Sue Dunigan

Change of Heart Jane Milburn

2. GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN

Operation: Heart Attack Wendy Simmerman

Birthday Presents Marguerite Murer

That’s What Friends Are For Phyllis W. Zeno

In Praise of Best Girlfriends Stephanie Brush

To Pee or Not to Pee Marcia Byalick

Half the Fun Is Getting There Janet Lynn Mitchell

Christine’s Comfort Shower Deborah Ritz

A Good Connection Anne Merle

Opening Doors Janna Graber

3. BEING THERE FOR EACH OTHER

Got Tea? PeggySue Wells

Details Lizanne Southgate

Famous Last Words Barbara LoMonaco

Knowing When Helen Colella

Wishing Away Lana Brookman

A Friend, Indeed Vivia M. Peterson

Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte Isabel Bearman Bucher

The Icing on the Cake Carol McAdoo Rehme

I’m Going to Buy a Paper Doll . . . Carol J. Rhodes

Getting It Right Molly Noble Bull

4. SPECIAL MOMENTS

The Starter Jar Debra Ayers Brown

Saying Good-Bye Sally Friedman

The Gift of Baby Drowsy Jodi L. Severson

Sunshine Sarah Wood

A Forever Friend Marlene King

A Perfect Pot of Tea Roberta Messner

Bacon and Eggs Beth Dieselberg

One More Task Marian Lewis

5. UNEXPECTED FRIENDS

A Friendly Act of Kindness Suzanne A. Baginskie

The Other Woman Sally Friedman

And a Little Child Shall Lead Them Audrey Conway

An Arm for a Friend Monika Szamko

The Nicest People I Never Met Nancy B. Gibbs

An Anonymous Rose Polly Moran

The Red Coat Melody Carlson

A Gift from Ute Wendi R. Morris

The Angels on the Cruise Shari Dowdall

6. OVERCOMING OBSTACLES

The Book of Friendship S. A. (Shae) Cooke

Big Problems, Little Miracles Patricia Lorenz

The Necklace Jenna Mitchell

Melts in Your Heart, Not in Your Hand Jennifer Stevens

My Best Friend Benita Baker

Good Morning, Sunshine Nancy B. Gibbs

The Love Squad Virelle Kidder

The Birthday Present Teresa Cleary

As Close as Sisters Heather Black

My Butterfly Friend Karen R. Kilby

7. FOREVER FRIENDS

A Letter to Lois Beth Sherrow

A Friend for All Seasons Marylane Wade Koch

Lucky Charms Monika Szamko

Love Beyond Tears Phyllis Cochran

Letters in Cement Jennifer Nicholson

The Face of Hope Janet Hall Wigler

The Artist’s Chair Harriet May Savitz

Cece and Agnes Mary Treacy O’Keefe

More Than Ever Harriet May Savitz

Who Is Jack Canfield?

Who Is Mark Victor Hansen?

Who Are Chrissy and Mark Donnelly?

Who Is Stefanie Adrian?

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