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Be My Friend

As an author, everything reminds me of something I read or saw.  The open scene of The Godfather, by Mario Puzo, starts with a distraught father asking Don Corleone for a “favor.” That didn’t sit so well with the Don, because as he points out, Signor Bonasera never came to him in friendship before asking for a favor. To get what he wanted, Signor Bonasera asked Don Corleone, “Be my friend. . .  Godfather.” Now it might seem odd…