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Now, you have likely seen it or felt it yourself. Now a recent survey shows how the nation's bitter political divide is taking a toll on friendships. As NPR's Tovia Smith reports, with political polarization hitting a fever pitch, even decades-long relationships are caving under the pressure.
TOVIA SMITH, BYLINE: It's been happening everywhere on social media and in real life.
SHAMA DAVIS: I did straight up say, dude, I'm done. Lose my number.
SMITH: That Shama Davis from LA.