Many of us are blessed to have several friendships but the following 5 friends did something different and made a pact to take the same photo at the same location every five years.
They took their first photo in 1982 at a cottage on Lake Copco when all of them were 19 years old. Without missing a beat, all five friends showed up at the same location every five years to take a photo. The latest picture they took was in 2012 and even more than 30 years later, their friendship is something special.
What else was happening in 1982? E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial ruled the box office, 60 minutes was the top TV program, and Time Magazine named the computer as ‘Man of the Year’.
What else was happening in 1987? Red Bull launched and gave you wings, Three Men and a Baby was a blockbuster, and Bill Cosby owned the prime time slot with the Cosby Show.
What else was happening in 1992? ‘Trolls’ dolls were the popular toy, Aladdin was the top grossing movie, and Michael Jackson released ‘Black or White’.
What else was happening in 1997? James Cameron was ‘King of the World’ with Titanic ruling the box office AND the Oscars, Seinfeld was the funniest sitcom on TV, and Ellen DeGeneres came out of the closet on her sitcom.
What else was happening in 2002? CSI was the top TV show, Spider-Man was movie hit of the year, and FOX premiered American Idol.
What else was happening in 2007? Apple released the iPhone 2G to rave reviews, American Idol was raking up huge audiences, and Spider-Man 3 was tops at the box office.
What else was happening in 2012? “Gangnam Style” takes over the world, The Avengers was a box-office hit, and the five guys were planning their next photo for 2017.
What else was happening in 2017? Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get engaged, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi ruled the theaters with the live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast a close second.
These 5 friends truly define what friendship is all about and we wish them all the best. Please share these awesome photos of friendship with your friends and family.