ESPNBoston: Letter to a "Frienemy"

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An Open Letter to Sean Hayes


You remember last summer, right? When we lived together? You must.

You remember all those times you slept on the couch while I cleaned the kitchen? Or put empty milk cartons back in the fridge? Or left standing water in the bathroom after a shower?

And who could forget your 1989 "Do the Right Thing" boombox and how many of my naps it ruined?

You remember all those things, right, Sean?

Because I sure do.

Yes, we've been friends for five years. Yes, we lived together last summer. Yes, you have become like a brother to me.

No, I will show you no mercy next week. You will pay for those unwashed dishes.

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