At 16, Nora Willauer and Hannah Blanchard set off for their first-ever sailing trip alone and found themselves blinded by fog in the Gulf of Maine.
When Nora Willauer’s uncle Peter, who lived in the Maine woods, would come to visit the family farm, his ways challenged the family norms and inspired Nora’s independence.
Walking at dawn to the music school to practice, Nora Willauer meets someone who is heading home after his night shift. Although they are both alone, for a brief moment, they find companionship in a simple greeting.
The promise and potential of life – with all its pains and imperfections – helps break a pattern of trauma.