New York: blogger Mary Kenney remembers her friend Becky killed in a crash…killed by her brother who was drunk

From Times Union blog Pay it Forward by Mary Kenney reflecting on the crash on Sunday in which a man killed his son and the son’s girlfriend….
It was New Year’s Eve, 1981. I was 10 years old. My friend Mary Beth was visiting for the weekend. Mary Beth and I walked down my street to my friend Becky’s house and knocked on the door. “Is Becky home?” I asked her mother.
“No. She’s over Sarah’s house, but Sarah’s brother is supposed to be driving her home around 5:00 if you want to come back.” Becky and I had not spoken for a year because of some silly fight we had about something that I can’t even remember. I wanted to invite her over my house that night for New Years Eve. My parents were having company, and I missed my friend.   ….MORE