Recent UCLA graduate Kate Deverill travels to Portland, Oregon for a position as a teaching assistant. Assigned to the Special Education class, she finds that one particular student grabs her heart: a nonverbal autistic boy named Josh Connors. Kate begins working exclusively with Josh, devoting herself to helping him find his voice again. After gaining his trust, she hears Josh finally utter his first word to her.
Despite Josh's progress, a series of accidents befall him in the weeks that follow. Suspicious of the injuries, Kate starts a campaign to find out how they are being caused, and vows to herself to protect the child at any cost. Her path to keep Josh safe leads her into much more dangerous and grievous territory than she had ever imagined, but she will not give up. She knows that somewhere beyond his silence are the answers she needs for his ultimate salvation.
Two families come together during summer break. After spending many sunny days at the beach, Bailey's father teachers her to surf as her friend Dylan watches from the sand. Will he ever find the courage to ride the waves like Bailey? This is the story of friendship, bravery and having confidence. Sometimes all it takes is the encouraging words of a friend to conquer your fears.
Taking Liberty by Robbie-Ann McPherson Thirty-something Maggie is stuck in a dead-end job, living in a dead-end town with her cruel, emotionally-abusive boyfriend. Worn-down and broken, she can't seem to find the strength to leave. But fate intervenes and after Maggie suddenly escapes, three kind strangers set her on a course for a fresh start. Her new path leads her back to the childhood home -and the past she'd run away from years before.
Two Different Lives. One Big Decade! Two girls from different families grow from ages six to sixteen in the 1980s. Movies, TV shows, top radio hits, MTV videos, fashion, toys, and the real-life events that occurred alongside it all! Relive the decade from beginning to end.