Write On: My Best Friend - Essay by: Makena Hedlund
July 1, 2023
Essay by: Makena Hedlund
Roseau Community School
Mrs. Didrikson, Advanced English 11
My best friend didn't come from my first day of school, or sports, or a Bible camp. My best friend had lived with me for fifteen years, we grew up together. Bob was a German wire-haired pointer. He passed away on February 17, 2022, a day before I turned sixteen.
My dad picked up Bob, the last of the litter, the runt with the snaggletooth, without my mom's knowledge. When my parents asked their one-and-a-half year old what they wanted to name this tiny lump of dark brown fur with an even darker brown spo...