Monica Farrell is a pediatrician in a small New York hospital.
She is single, lives alone, and is completely devoted to her work.
As far as Monica knows, she has no living relatives and has
adjusted to that state of affairs well. Her father was an adopted
child with no knowledge of his birth family. When he was alive, he
was very anxious to find out any information about where he came
Matriarch Olivia Morrow is 82 years old and has just been told
she is on the threshold of death. She has a secret she’s been
keeping for decades