Young man meets 81-year-old he befriended on 'Words with Friends'

Young man travels 1K miles to meet 81-year-old woman he befriended on ‘Words with Friends

However, Roz does have the edge when it comes to unique words - playing 11,067 compared with his 3,043. A Scrabble-like gaming app, players can be matched up with either pre-existing friends or strangers, and Guttman and Sleyon-then strangers-were paired up. They eventually played more than 300 games against each other.

Maryland rapper Spencer, 22, who goes by the producer moniker High Class Filth, flew to Florida on Friday (local time) to meet Roz, an 81-yearold retiree he befriended on online game "Words With Friends". Yet the two became unlikely friends as they continued to play Words with Friends matches against one another.

But the pair have formed an unlikely friendship through their Words With Friends battles.

"We played [300-plus] games together, and [Roz] actually ended up becoming a good friend of mine", Tweeted Sleyon.

"She came to me weeks later and asked me how would I be interested in going to Florida for a day to meet her", Spencer told FOX 5.

But thanks to Amy Butler, a pastor at The Riverside Church in upper Manhattan, their flame was resurrected. When Sleyon was visiting his friend a while back, Butler overheard them talking about Guttman.

The 22-year-old shared photos of the real-life encounter on Twitter, with the caption: "So last summer I randomly met this 80 y/o on Words With Friends".

After some careful planning, the two friends met last week and melted the Internet's heart with pictures of their first face to face.

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