Two women, forging their way through life with the angels, heavenly and earth bound, guiding them each step of the way. Unexpected moments of healing and forgiveness would allow each of them gave back to the world in unimaginable ways.
Near death, Mary reveals to her daughter in law the unfathomable act she committed some fifty years ago. The man she had raised was not actually hers; Mary shares with Bettie how she stole the baby she raised from another woman. Her life was not the fairy tale promised to her growing up. Abuse from a family member left a scar so deep in her physical and psychological being, she was led to commit such a heinous acts; not out of malice, but out of a deep-seated desire to have a child. Mary befriends a young teenage girl who is all alone and pregnant in The City.
Bringing her home to live, Mary secretly hopes to fulfill her maternal desires. Mary hoped by helping Beatrice, she would mend the hole in her soul. After the child is born, the course of each woman’s life is changed forever. The young boy taken from Beatrice would live with his new family and never hear the story of his birth mother until after Mary’s death.