Losing a Best Friend Producer Joe Bevilacqua chronicles the rise and fall of a longtime friendship. As an elementary school kid, he met a pal who remained his best friend for years. They performed original comedy routines together, until a time came in college when the friend ceased to contact him. We hear the laughter and joy of the early relationship and the struggle by Bevilacqua to come to terms with the split, which he doesn't understand. He tries to find his old friend, but is unsuccessful for ages. Finally, through a mutual acquaintance, he gets a message that the old friend is still bitter and doesn't want anything to do with Joe.
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Producer Joe Bevilacqua chronicles the rise and fall of a longtime friendship. As an elementary school kid, he met a pal who remained his best friend for years. They performed original comedy routines together, until a time came in college when the friend ceased to contact him. We hear the laughter and joy of the early relationship and the struggle by Bevilacqua to come to terms with the split, which he doesn't understand. He tries to find his old friend, but is unsuccessful for ages. Finally, through a mutual acquaintance, he gets a message that the old friend is still bitter and doesn't want anything to do with Joe.