Loneliness, divorce, and mental illness impact the formative years of an immigrant daughter. From the devastation of war to the challenge of life in a new country, she encounters both the best and worst of human nature, bittersweet. Through it all, she comes to realize that everyone struggles, but can choose their own path. She keeps going in the belief that she'll become stronger and wiser. It is hoped that in her story, others may find encouragement and support to cope through difficult times.