In one fateful afternoon, Harmon Burke performs one cruel and unforgivable act as he unleashes seventeen years worth of frustrations against Cece, his paranoid schizophrenic mother.
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It was noon on a Sunday, and I was volunteering at our local homeless shelter with friends. We were preparing and serving lunch. My job was to serve in the chapel—the room was reserved for those who needed extra help. It had been a busy day, and just as we were about to close down, two young people walked in. I went over to ask if they would like…
Thirty years later, after surviving a lifetime of his mother's "un-cool" craziness, Harmon leads a reclusive life littered with personal failures, strained relationships, and life-threatening health issues. Everything changes when Emmy, Harmon's high school sweetheart, arrives on his doorstep pleading for help after escaping from her abusive husband Frank, Harmon's lifelong adversary. Harmon's troubles quickly escalate when Frank makes the Burke family account for the hardships they have caused him and for Harmon's interference in his marriage. In order to help Emmy, achieve peace with his mentally deteriorating mother, and find redemption for his past and current failures, Harmon must return to the trials of his youth to find answers and discover truth's long forgotten.