I love the message that you convey in this, he truly sounds like a wonderful friend.
I found it a little hard to read, as some of the sentences seemed to run on, for example in the second paragraph. I found that this, combined with the many different events listed together, made it difficult to understand your point in some places. Also, perhaps listing the events in chronological order would work better?
Overall, I think you have good ideas here, and I love the way you describe the way your friendship has helped you. If you ever decide to edit it, let me know, I'd love to have another look.
Hope this helps.
If you have time, feel free to drop by my port. I'd love to hear your opinion.
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