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Posted: December 04, 2017

LOOK: After 300 games, two Words With Friends players meet in person, he’s 22, she’s 81

Stock image of a Scrabble board.
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Stock image of a Scrabble board.

By Sarah Elsesser, Palm Beach Post

An online game brought together two people that might not have met otherwise, and the internet can’t handle it

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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. 

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Spencer traveled to Florida with Pastor Amy Butler, who arranged the meeting, according to ABC11

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Both Butler and Spencer shared the sweet friendship story on Twitter and some users were teary-eyed.

Spencer and Roz’s story went viral with more than 239,000 retweets and 1 million likes. 

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