This is one of my best friends. His name is Kyle. He is fun, loyal, and has a big heart. Kyle is one of the most resourceful people I know. Any problem you can think of, he knows someone who will be able to help you with that problem. Not only does he know many capable people, but he is such a good person that if you call the people he knows and tell them that Kyle said you should reach out to them, they will help you without hesitation. This is because he is a true friend.

I have known Kyle since we were young teenagers. We went to school together. We had many mutual friends. We spent time at each other*s houses. My whole family loves Kyle. My mom says that he is cute and genuine. My dad says that has good character and is great to talk to.

I know his whole family, too, and they must love me, because they are very kind to me and seem to always want the best for me.

Kyle now has a family of his own. He and his wife, Brooke, met at the local college we all attended. We all became friends immediately. He and his wife started dating after college and got married years later. I was in their wedding party and played guitar while our friend, Clenard, sang a John Legend song as Brooke walked down the aisle toward Kyle. Their wedding had a great DJ and everybody danced for hours after we all ate steak and fish and chicken.

Their son, Jackson, was Kyles best man, and they had their youngest son, Kingston, a few years later. They live about 15 minutes away from us and we go and visit them sometimes. I wish we all were together more often, but family life and work keeps us all busy.

Comprehension Questions

  1. How long have I known Kyle?

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2. When and where did we meet?

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3. Why is Kyle such a good friend?

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4. Why would the people Kyle knows help you?

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5. Who are the people in Kyle’s family?

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Writing

Describe Kyle & Brooke’s wedding:

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