When Sophia's friend Esther Weinstock dies, she goes to her funeral in Brooklyn. There, she confronts Esther's widower, Max, whom Sophia blames for the failure of her husband's old business. Written by
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Ma what's the matter?
Esther Weinstock is dead. We grew up together, she was my best friend.
I'm so sorry, what happened?
She was fighting an oil rig fire in the Gulf of Mexico. She was 88!
Well it's great that she was able to work right up till the end.
References Blue Hawaii
Thank You For Being A Friend
Written by Andrew Gold
Sung by Cynthia Fee See more