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If friends are the gifts we give ourselves, it's good to be greedy. Hold on to the ones you've got--and grab some more

Lotte Prager owes her life, and much of the happiness she has enjoyed during her 81 years, to friends. It was friends who helped her escape Nazi Germany in 1937 by paying her first year's tuition at a British teaching college. Then friends at the college helped her get her relatives, including her parents, out of Germany. Following her move to the U.S., Prager met her husband-to-be at a party given by other friends, and after her husband died and her children had grown up, yet another friend helped her find an apartment in New York City. Retired from her career...

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