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Sure, we love a good storied romance, but there's something about having yourself and your close friends mirrored in fictional friendships that really makes you feel seen like nothing else. Not only does it render our favorite books, movies, and television shows more relatable or aspirational — who doesn't want a friend like Leslie Knope, after all? — but it makes them all the more unforgettable.

Friends are chosen family, and the following list proves that, amongst other things, no matter what happens, some friends are meant to stay in your life for a lifetime. From Leslie and Ann in Parks and Rec to Harry, Ron and Hermione at Hogwarts, these fictional friendships run the gamut from small town to magical, but they all have one thing in common: They're all total BFF goals. 

Editor's note:  Spoilers ahead for the majority of this list. You have been warned.