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The presidential health assessment is losing credibility, writes @jameshamblin
Former Republican Governor Bill Weld joins a growing number of 2020 candidates who want to take down Trump. @GrahamDavidA’s presidential cheat sheet has the full list:
In this installment of The Friendship Files, @julieebeck talks with a man who borrowed a sweatshirt in the 90s, and the friend he borrowed it from. After drifting apart, they recently reconnected when the borrower returned the sweatshirt, 20 years later.
6/6 Check back weekly for more, use the hashtag #AtlanticFriendshipFiles in your tweets and Instagram photos sharing what makes your relationship special, and email us at friendshipfiles to submit your friendship for consideration.
5/ And finally, Craig and Everett reconnected after decades when Everett returned Craig’s sweatshirt, which he had borrowed in 1997.
@bumble_ @selasigba @valstonesp @BritishBakeOffp 4/ Hear from 3 teens who got to know one another through their debate team, and then established a friendship with their 41-year-old high-school teacher. Their connection now includes the teacher’s young daughter, forming a bond across three generations.
@bumble_app @selasigb 3/ @valstonesand are friends with a 35-year age gap who met @BritishBakeOff on . “I realized, ‘Gosh, he's gonna be real trouble, that one,’” Val said of Selasi. “But I was so pleased to see [him].”
2/ These social-media managers were struggling to make friends until they met each other on @bumble_app BFF. "People can be really judgmental, like, 'What’s wrong with you that you can’t make friends by yourself?' But it's really hard to do it natural "
In this installment of The Friendship Files, @julieebeck talks with @selasigb and @valstones about how they became friends on the set of @BritishBakeOff.
1/ Today The Atlantic launches a weekly series that we’re calling “The Friendship Files.” We’ll be publishing new installments of interviews with two friends or more every Friday—all about what makes their relationship unique. #AtlanticFriendshipFiles

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