A 99-year-old woman and a 2-year-old boy formed an unlikely friendship across their fence during the pandemic.

by @CBSNews

@CBSNews— They were each stuck inside their homes – but they were able to make a new friend, despite the 97-year age difference.

Mail Online—Two-year-old boy and his 99-year-old neighbor become 'best friends'. Mary O'Neill, a widow from Minneapolis, Minnesota, struck up an unlikely friendship with Benjamin Olson, the toddler next door, during the pandemic.

Chicago Sun-Times—2 killed and 4 wounded — including 12-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy — in Washington Park. Two people were killed and four others wounded in a shooting July 5, 2021, in Washington Park. | Sun-Times file photo Since 4 p.m. Sunday, five young children have been shot in Chicago. Two people were killed and at least four were wounded, including a 12-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy, in a shooting early Monday in Washington Park on the South Side. The shooting brings to at least five the number of children shot in Chicago since late Sunday afternoon. The Washington Park attack...

ABC News—8 and 9-year-old boys charged with shooting death of 62-year-old man. An 8-year-old boy along with a 9-year-old boy have been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a 62-year-old man in South Carolina.