We met in the LFG system and played for weeks before we realized we lived on the same street

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We were both new to Overwatch and joining comp teams through the LFG system and ended up as a comp healer duo of Moira/Mercy (u/NiftyQt816) and Brigitte/Moira (me). We hit it off, friended each other at the end of the run, and then started inviting each other to fill healer slots whenever we’d play. I called her “Assassin” and she called me “Fisher” (based on gamer tags) so we didn’t even use our real names.

Then another player brought up time zones and we slowly realized we were both in Chicago, in two very close north-side neighborhoods, living on the same street, just three blocks apart. For a year and a half, I have walked by her house every day to and from the bus and she has walked by mine to get to the shops and restaurants on the main drag. We were the same age AND we both had rescue dogs.

We set up a puppy play date at Puptown Dog Park to meet in real life for the first time (she brought a friend... I did not

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