How a Wrong Number Led to a Best Friend

When most people dial a wrong number, it usually results in a quick apology and a hangup – but not for Irene Wilkinson.

Several months ago, Irene accidentally dialed a “7” instead of an “8” for a phone number’s area code; it was a simple mistake that had a wonderful outcome.

The 102-year-old woman unintentionally called a woman in Tennessee named Rosa. Instead of hanging up, the two women talked on the phone for an hour and a half.

“She sounded like a nice lady, so we talked about our lives and children like old people do,” Wilkinson told KTVI.

The friendship didn’t stop there, either – the two women started calling each other constantly. For months, they would spend hours talking to each other on the phone.

Finally, Rosa became determined to meet Irene at the centenarian’s nursing home in Granite City, Illinois. Rosa then convinced her…

This article was sourced from the Good News Network.

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