February 12, 2014 6:07 PM

A friendship over the years, and over the Atlantic, is now a Skype bond

Jack Gobble and Tess West have spoken to each other at least once a month by phone for 30 years. Until recently, they had last seen each other 20 years ago. He lives in Lansing. She lives in England. But Gobble and West have renewed their relationship in an unexpected way. The staff at the Golden LivingCenter retirement community in Lansing brought Gobble and West face to face by computer.

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