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What Happened to My Childhood Friend?

Find a childhood friend. Scenes from the UK back in the 1950s. Memories of shared times together through school. into teens and then growing up. That special one from the past who was always there for you. The one who sadly somehow and somewhere became the lost friend, the one who somehow got lost along the way. Lost somewhere in the Immersed elements as part of the serious business of growing up.

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Childhood Friend from the past

I am resolutely determined to find you somehow and hope you will be pleased to see me!

 Friends from the past and Reminiscing about a long-lost cohort. Take the case of Mary who back in London UK around 1955 reached the age of graduating from high school. Although more than 60 years on, Mary often thought about her very best friend named” Tina”. She remembers a great day spent together at Clacton-on-Sea.

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Somewhere along the journey of growing up we lost each other.

Mary recalls their teenage wild years and all those good bad and indifferent times they spent together. Sharing dreams, problems, and hopes for the future.

Both eventually married and subsequently moved abroad. Naturally in those days with no internet, mobile phones, Skype, or Facebook it meant “snail mail” only.

Of course, the address was usually scribbled on a piece of paper. One day casually and inadvertently, she left the address somewhere and it was lost then forever.

Mary totally lost touch with her.

Some years later Mary heard about https://friendsreconnected.co.uk/  a Luton-based firm that specialises specifically in tracing people from the distant past. They search public records databases, and various other obscure but effective resources in order to reconnect to search for a lost friend. Yes, we know what you’re thinking:- why not Facebook? There are a million reasons why it rarely works.

Anyway, 6 weeks later, Mary received the phone number and address for her friend Tina who now lived in another country.

Mary said “As soon as we began talking it was as if the intervening years had never really happened she commented.

We were delighted to have caught up with each other, and the opportunity to discuss everything that has gone on in our lives during those interim years since we last saw one another.”

 Friends reconnected stated:-

find my childhood friend. The ageing baby boomer generation is certainly keeping us busy.

 Friends reconnected was formed after realising that there was a niche in the market for diligent hard-working and resourceful people to conduct people searches. Indeed friends reconnected and commented,” There aren’t many around like us.”

Indeed there is considerable interest in hiring a professional genealogy research firm to conduct long-lost friend-finding work on your behalf.

Apart from many different sources too numerous to mention here; primarily the searches involve extensive browsing of various public records including the British Museum archives, and other sources ‘on’ and ‘offline’ old phone directories and Kelly’s directories also help us in reconnecting people.

Friends Reconnected explains, that ironically the longer the two individuals have not been in touch, the easier it is for us to reconnect them.

This is due in part to the fact, the longer out of touch – the bigger -the -search footprint builds up.

Unsurprisingly, people with unusual surnames prove much easier to locate. Men are of course generally far easier to locate, for very obvious reasons- they rarely change their surname. Thus making the task of people tracing much easier.

The question often asked is, “Why bother to take all that trouble and hassle to find an old friend?” The answer is “If you do not have the passion for it, you shouldn’t, and we wouldn’t wish to persuade you otherwise “.

But would remind anyone undecided that old friendships such as those made in our youth, possess a uniqueness which is impossible to replicate in an adult relationship. At the same time delivering a valuable time window linking us to our past.

Find my childhood friend. Good luck, keep the faith and let’s go find them!

Contact: Tel: 07561 698 453 email: friendsreconnecteduk@gmail.com

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