An online game brought together two people that might not have met otherwise, and the internet can’t handle it.
Spencer, 22, of Harlem, N.Y., has played Words With Friends, which is an online game similar to Scrabble, with 81-year-old Roz, of Florida, since last summer. After playing more than 300 games together, the two met face-to-face in West Palm Beach last Friday.
so last summer i randomly met this 80 y/o woman on words with friends. we played 300+ games together and she actually ended up becoming a good friend of mine. today i got to go to florida and meet her in person💜 pic.twitter.com/VXDbNS4eUo— High Class Filth (@Filth800) December 1, 2017
Spencer traveled to Florida with Pastor Amy Butler, who arranged the meeting, according to ABC11.
She’s 86 & lives in a retirement community in Florida. He’s 22 and lives in Harlem. They met online playing #wordswithfriends. Tomorrow they’ll meet in person. I get to be there. #relationshipschangeus pic.twitter.com/xNJjK3ga6H— Amy Butler (@PastorAmyTRC) December 1, 2017
huge shoutout to @PastorAmyTRC for making this possible tho— High Class Filth (@Filth800) December 2, 2017
Both Butler and Spencer shared the sweet friendship story on Twitter and some users were teary-eyed.
Love this ❤️— Leslie Knott (@leslieknott) December 2, 2017
That’s super dope.. technology bringing people from different places and different generations together— LJ (@trippysauce) December 2, 2017
Spencer and Roz’s story went viral with more than 239,000 retweets and 1 million likes.
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