Life is normal for the Brooks family until a tragic turn of events changes their lives forever. After the death of their parents, eleven-year-old Michael, seventeen-year-old Nancy, and twenty-one-year-old Kevin are left to fend for themselves, their home, and their sanity. Kevin gives up his dreams of college and football career, to secure custody of his siblings and ownership of their family home. Nancy, an introverted, hopeful romantic, has a bittersweet attitude towards her brothers and life. A high school senior with an undecided future and an ambiguous career path, she finds herself even more uncertain when having to step up and fill her mother's shoes. Michael, the heartbeat of the story, uses the people around him to inspire his imagination and creative writing, to escape his reality. He wants nothing more than to share his fantasy stories with the world. Through his curious and loving spirit, he befriends MC, a quiet, homeless man. MC begs for change outside a popular, local diner, where Kevin and Nancy begin working to make ends meet. Through their everyday hardships and enemies, the three siblings prevail and find a happy and unexpected ending to their story, with the help of their new friends. A smile for humanity will be forever etched in your heart.