It is 2008 and Buddy, a 62 year old, unattached owner of a bar in South Baltimore, Maryland discovers that he fathered a son in 1966 prior to going to Vietnam. His son and daughter in law are killed in an auto accident, leaving two grandchildren behind. Buddy is contacted and reluctantly takes custody of the grandchildren that he initially did not believe were his. It is a wonderful Christmas story of a man set in his ways, and now must change his lifestyle with help from a friend of the past. The children are poor and never had a real Christmas. This is where Buddy bonds with them as he shares a story of how it was for him as a kid growing up in South Baltimore in the 1950's. Buddy and his brother Tony would shovel snow and sell fudge their mom made so they might have food on the table and a little something for Christmas. It is a story of love, commitment and lasting friendship that spans over 50 years. It is "Boy on the Marble Steps," Chocolate Fudge and Snow Shovels a Christmas Story.