Fulfilling a deathbed request, Nancy Nichols writes about the connection between the industrial pollution in their hometown and the rare cancer that was killing her sister, Sue.
They wouldn't understand what it feels like to have your best friend ripped away from you. They wouldn't understand what it feels like to know it's your fault. Amy's shrink thinks it would help to start a diary. Instead, Amy starts writing letters to Julia. But as she writes letter after letter, she begins to realize that the past wasn't as perfect as she thought it was - and the present deserves a chance too.