A Childhood Friend

Name: Craig Vagell

Location: Jersey City, New Jersey

Relationship to Jessica: Childhood friend

I’ve known Jessica since grade school.

Jessica, Craig, and Theresa on Halloween, 2008

© jessicafashano.com

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© jessicafashano.com

Jessica and I had a great time growing up together. I can remember the many times I would go over to the Fashano’s to play and hang out with her. She was always a great childhood friend of mine who accepted everyone.

I remember when she broke her arm way back when and I told my mom that I wanted to give her a get well gift. So I ordered her a bear with a broken arm with a hard cast on it and signed it and then brought it over to the house for her.

I will never forget the smile and laugh she gave when I did this. We had so many great memories together and I am thankful for being a part of her life.

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  1. Danielle Roth says

    Craig, I remember the day that you brought over the teddy bear with the cast on its arm! That was such a sweet gesture. After Jessica broke her wrist by falling off the monkey bars, she again fell off the monkey bars a couple years later and broke both wrists! Double casts for awhile. Monkey bars were forbidden after these incidents! Thanks for your memory.