Growing up in a town in with high expectations is difficult. Every community is going to have its high expectations, and its extent of materialism, but the town I live in takes these concepts to the extreme. People in this town create a facade. Friends compare and contrast essay All throughout life we have friends. Most of them will change as the years go by, but a few will remain the same. The friends that change are usually the ones who have wronged us and the friends that stay the same are the ones who are true. True friendship lasts, false friendship fades.