“THE END OF THE BEST FRIEND”: I cannot possibly improve on Ratty’s comment.

(Also, while I obviously support strong and not anti-love efforts to reduce bullying, aren’t weird or socially-isolated children the ones who often rely most on their best friends rather than a large and intimidating social group? But mostly yeah, what she said.)

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