WRNI – It's hard to imagine traveling through life without close friends. For most of us, this is the handful of people who know us inside and out, what's wonderful about us and what's not so wonderful about us, our virtues and our foibles, and who love us all the same. And isn't it remarkable when a 12-year-old, April Samayoa, has grasped this while still in middle school?

April Samayoa is in the 7th grade at the Community Preparatory School in Providence. She lives with her family in Providence.

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