Maryanne has already overcome many obstacles in her life that have included living in multiple foster homes and an orphanage. Although she has matured into womanhood, she is still living in a Catholic women’s shelter in Philadelphia. Determined to realize independence, she is diligently saving her money so she can leave her old life behind once and for all.
Maryanne is thrilled she has a new job at the Ederer Company, typing and filling out tax forms, wills, and contracts. When she is not working, she writes letters to her high school sweetheart, William Miller, who is stationed in Korea. But he is not the only one competing to win her heart. When William catches malaria and returns home sooner than expected, Maryanne decides she is going to marry him rather than her other suitor. Everything really starts to look up when Maryanne’s aunt and uncle invite her to live with them. But as life continues to place obstacles in her path, Maryanne learns that no matter what is thrown at her or in her way, the greatest miracles are always yet to come.
In this continuing story, a young woman sets down a new path after a tumultuous childhood spent in foster homes and orphanages.