See who's featured in her latest #RIPTinkerbell tribute
Credit: Courtesy Paris Hilton

It’s true what they say: Tragedy has a way of bringing people together.

Paris Hilton posted an adorable throwback photo on Instagram Thursday night of the heiress and longtime on-again off-again best friend Nicole Richie in their younger days. The girls are wearing fairy costumes and giving the camera their best smizes.

The picture is yet another in a long line of tribute photos to Hilton’s recently deceased Chihuahua, Tinkerbell. Although the dog isn’t pictured in the snap, Hilton, 34, captioned the photo: “#Tinkerbells #RIPTinkerbell #TBT.”

Hopefully, revisiting all of these happy memories with Tinkerbell is making the mourning heiress as happy as it’s making us – we’ll take any chance we can get to revisit Simpler times. Thursday’s photo offers a rare glimpse at the friends’ pre-reality star life, when they were just two girls attending the prestigious Buckley School in Los Angeles.

Although Richie, 33, and Hilton faced some rocky times in their friendship after The Simple Life ended, they have since mended their relationship and appear to be well past their "frenemy" days.

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