Twenty-five years ago, 14-year-old Jennifer Halter arrived at the gates of New Bethany Home for Girls excited about a new start at a boarding school. What happened there, she says, nearly killed her will to live. Now, Halter is on a painful journey back to Arcadia, La., to fulfill her dying wish: to report the man she says sexually abused her.
Thomas Blakey was haunted for most of his life by memories from D-Day. At 23-years-old, he was a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division and dropped behind enemy lines in Normandy around 1am on the morning of June 6, 1944. He never told a soul of his torment for fear of being seen as a coward. It made him angry and antagonistic. One day he woke to realize there had been a big change.