~ Richard Cameron (Broadway Global)

the story

Can a fractured family find hope in the face of personal tragedy?

When teenager Tom Dawley mustered up the courage to come out to his deeply religious parents, the reception to this news was everything he feared. Before long, they kicked him out of their home and told him not to return until he'd mended his "wicked" ways.

Now, years later—amidst the turmoil of 1980’s America—Tom is alone and diagnosed with AIDS, and the only people he can turn to in his final days are family.

After a short stint living with his sister Katie, Tom soon finds himself back under the roof of the parents who scorned him: his father, George, a pious, self-righteous man, and his mother, Louise, whose desperate need to connect with her son directly conflicts with her faith and her husband’s stubborn dogmatism.

Their road isn't an easy one, but with the help of Sammy Emmanuel—an unapologetically upbeat hospice nurse who pulls no punches—Tom, George, Louise, and Katie learn lessons in love, acceptance, forgiveness, and the importance of family in a less than tolerant world.



Thank you to the following people who contributed to our IndieGogo campaign:

Richard Cameron
Sandy Huddle
Kathryn Mackel
Yvonne Chotzen
Toni McGee Causey
Joseph Kelberman
LJ Sellers
Tess Gerritsen
Kate Thornton
April Terry
Lissa Price


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Robert Gregory Browne


Rob is an award-winning multi-published novelist, screenwriter, playwright, and a lifelong musician and composer. In addition to his bestselling novels, Rob is the recipient of the AMPAS Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting, was nominated for best novel by the International Thriller Writers, and has written teleplays for Showtime, Fox and Marvel Productions.
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Beth Rudetsky

Lead Producer

A student of music since the age of seven, Beth studied under renowned concert pianist Morton Estrin and composer Herbert Deutsch at Hofstra University. Beth was the vocalist on numerous pop recordings, has performed on Broadway and in clubs in and around New York City, and was the resident singer-pianist for composer Burt Bacharach’s restaurant for many years. She has also written and performed music for film and has written and produced the music for a number of book trailers for authors


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