Mallory awakens to find Polly, the lil girl from next door hiding behind her Christmas tree, she is immediately taken with the lil girl and realizes t..Show More »he pain she is in. Polly’s mother had died 6 months earlier, and the child had withdrawn into herself. The problem with such a close knit community is everyone knows everyone, and people are treating Polly like glass, and constantly reminding her of her loss. The major issue for Polly is, her father, he has also withdrawn and doesn’t seem to know how to reach his daughter and resents Mallory, whom Polly seems intent on drawing into their lives. The big issue here is that Mallory is in pain herself because of her dysfunctional childhood, something that she won’t share with anyone believing it would diminish her in everyone’s view of her. However, Mallory is the only one who understands Polly and is able to reach her, and through Polly, she is able to reach her father. Who can reach Mallory? Will Mallory have a second chance? Will her irregular upbringing be cause for her to miss out on having a new life for herself?