The story is about a mother in the UK named Marcia Williams who has to deal with the unimaginable: losing her promising 16-year-old son Ryan, who is senselessly murdered by another boy. Marcia and her husband are model parents and have done everything the “right” way to ensure that their son had all that was needed for a successful life. But when Ryan becomes smitten with a young lady named Sweetie, Marcia disapproves.

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