Harlem Rapper Finally Meets His 81-Year-Old 'Words With Friends' Buddy

Spencer Sleyon and Rosalind formed a year-long bond over the popular phone app Words with Friends

Spencer is 22-year-old, and lives in NY.

Pastor Amy Butler, of the Riverside Church in Manhattan, helped Spencer arrange a trip to Florida to meet Roz, according to the Miami Herald.

Although, Sleyon hadn't played "Words With Friends" for about a year, he still considered Guttman a good friend. 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.

A young man traveled over 1,000 miles to meet the elderly woman he became friends with through an online game.

Spencer Sleyon and Rosalind Guttman in Palm Beach Fla. last Thursday
Spencer Sleyon and Rosalind Guttman in Palm Beach Fla. last Thursday

As of Monday, the tweet has more than 1 million likes, 240,000 retweets and 5,000 comments. The meeting was arranged by Amy Butler, a pastor from NY. Photos of their reunion in West Palm Beach are just too heartwarming!

On Saturday, Spencer finally met his opponent in person when he flew to her home state of Florida to pay a visit. "Words With Friends" heard about the in-person meeting and tweeted, "We can't get enough of this!" When Sleyon was visiting his friend a while back, Butler overheard them talking about Guttman.

Sweet day today with Spencer and his #wordswithfriends friend, Roz, watching them bond in person for the first time.

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