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    25 Truths "Harry Potter" Taught You About Friendship

    "We may come from different places and speak in different tongues, our hearts beat as one."

    1. You don't always realize it when it happens, but meeting new friends can change the entire course of your life.

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    2. It's always comforting to find out you have some things in common that you can bond over.

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    3. You should share lots of laughter and create happy memories with your friends.

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    4. And genuinely miss them after being apart for a long time.

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    5. Good friends always try to expose each other to new things they otherwise wouldn't try.

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    6. And they encourage you to make good choices, even if it's not the easy thing to do.

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    7. They console you when you're sad and support you no matter what.

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    8. True friendship means protecting each other and knowing when something's wrong.

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    9. And always having each other's backs.

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    10. Even if it means standing up to the bad guys and risking your own safety.

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    11. Plus, big groups of friends know that there's strength in numbers.

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    12. Your differences don't necessarily divide you — instead, they bring you closer together.

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    13. True friends keep you grounded and don't let your ego inflate too much.

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    14. And never hesitate to just tell it like it is.

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    15. Because honesty is the best policy.

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    16. It's important to admire each other's strengths and better qualities.

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    17. And to appreciate light-hearted and fun moments.

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    18. After all, you can't take life too seriously.

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    19. Loyalty can be a rare quality to find in a friend, but when you find it you shouldn't let go.

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    20. It's nice to have friends you can *always* rely on and who make you feel better when you're down.

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    21. Some connections and relationships will last forever and ever.

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    22. There's nothing quite as satisfying as getting in and out of trouble with your best friends.

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    23. And knowing you'll be by each other's sides for the rest of your lifetimes.

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    24. If you're lucky, you'll even get to witness the cycle of friendship starting over again in the lives of others.

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    25. Most importantly, when certain friends come into your life, you know it's for a reason.

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